Maybe is an adverb that means “perhaps”.
A: “Do you want to see a movie tonight?”
B: “Maybe. What do you want to see?”
A little trick to help: replace maybe with perhaps and see if it still works…
A: “Are you going out tonight?”
B: “Perhaps. I’ll see how tired I am later.”
If this sounds OK, then maybe is correct!
May be is a modal verb + infinitive.
Lisa may be the wrong person for the position. Do you think she has enough experience?
I am busy tonight, but I may be able to help you in the morning.
You can also use might be in these sentences.
So, maybe try using may be in a sentence today!Grammar. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Responses are currently closed, but you can trackback from your own site.
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