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可能 in English:

1. maybe


Maybe later.
It is fairly safe to say that the family bound for Australia, or wherever it may be, has in its mind a vision of a nice house, or a flat, with maybe a bit of garden.
Maybe I should add some sentences without translations too. It's a very quick way to improve the rating of your language.
I'm not cut out for gambling. Maybe I'm just unlucky, but working for my pay is more of a sure thing.
Huh? Or maybe did how many of what do what how? What do you think?
Maybe it's his age but his opinions seem a little more grounded in experience than everyone else's.
Mmmmn ... maybe I'll have a hair of the dog. "Whoa, hold up a mo! Here, I cooked roast fish for this morning. You ought to be able to eat this OK."
If every user adds twenty sentences per day on Tatoeba, maybe it would be possible to reach one million sentences by Christmas.
I'm planning my next vacation. Maybe I'll go to Disneyland with my family and friends. How much should I save for it?
Your face looks pale. Are you OK? Maybe it would be better if you went to the hospital, don't you think?
People applaud a singer because he sang well, or maybe because he finally stopped.
A scientist had to know how to ask the correct question and to state it so clearly that the answer would be, in effect, a definite yes or no, not "maybe".
You should practice English with a friend or classmate. Maybe you could join an Internet forum or a language club.

English word "可能"(maybe) occurs in sets:

副词 - Adverbs

2. might


This might hurt.
Information is sometimes held back from patients when it is thought it might upset them.
The problem is not as simple as it might seem at first sight.
If I should be suddenly spoken to in English, I might run away.
Sometimes it's just best to avoid topics that might be controversial.
If students today had more free time, they might show more interest in politics.
It's getting easier to find audio files by native speakers for almost any language you might want to study.
I might have done well on yesterday's test, but I do not know the results yet.
Do you know where I might find small cowboy boots?
Education about birth control might help cut down on adolescent pregnancies.
Actually it might be a good idea to start right now.
That might be a little inconvenient for you, don't you think?
Judging from the look of the sky, we might have a shower before nightfall.
You might want to come over and play poker with me and my friends next Friday evening.
It looks like it may rain today. I'm worried that our cherry-blossom-viewing party might be canceled.

English word "可能"(might) occurs in sets:

最常用1000英语单词 201-250

3. likely


If your spouse is a politician, then likely your name will also appear in the newspaper from time to time.
He is likely to have a book and a cracker at his meals--and then forget to eat the cracker!
It's quite likely.
We will soon most likely be charged for garbage disposal by how much of it there is.
It's better not to prattle on about meaningless things. The more you open your mouth the more likely you are to put your foot in it.
If, on the other hand, children are left alone a great deal with nothing to do, they are likely to become dull and unintelligent.
Girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education, according to a new report.
And since she refused to accept it, she had been living in extreme discomfort, exclaiming: "Why should we spend all the capital we are ever likely to have tying ourselves down to a place we detest!"
This robot does whatever I say. That's a big help when I'm too tired to do anything. Not too likely, huh?
According to a Cornell University study, unattractive defendants are 22 percent more likely to be convicted than good-looking ones.
The recent news about the Fukushima I nuclear power plant will likely strengthen the cause of the advocates who want to let our local nuclear power plant's license expire.
We are less likely to go crazy in space and more likely to accomplish our missions by using crews that are organised along family lines.
So if something is controversial it means it’s causing or likely to cause some argument
Because of the large scale of drones' likely impact on our society (and because we're talking about a federal bureaucracy) you can bet that it will be a few years before drones really take off commercially across the country.
The traditional way of learning a language may satisfy at most one's sense of duty, but it can hardly serve as a source of joy. Nor will it likely be successful.

English word "可能"(likely) occurs in sets:

最常用1000英语单词 951-1000

4. perhaps


A child who is a native speaker usually knows many things about his or her language that a non-native speaker who has been studying for years still does not know and perhaps will never know.
If you can't go to an English-speaking country to study, perhaps you can find an English native speaker living nearby that can help you learn English.
Perhaps not.
Age may have one side, but assuredly Youth has the other. There is nothing more certain than that both are right, except perhaps that both are wrong.
The dean sighed and said: "I think that this woman is perhaps... my own cousin".
And even outside these nations, English is perhaps more widely used as a medium of international communication than any other language.
Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is.
The sexes differ, not only in stature and muscular force, but perhaps even more decisively in temperament, and this must early have given rise to a corresponding division of labour.
It is hard, perhaps even impossible, to define normal sensory perception.
Probably you would have swarms of earthquakes and some surface uplift and perhaps some changes in the pattern of behaviour of the geysers and steam vents.
You use perhaps to express uncertainty, for example, when you do not know that something is definitely true, or when you are mentioning something that may possibly happen in the future in the way you describe
Sometimes I wonder if this world is just in someone's head, and he dreams us all into existence. Perhaps it's even me.
In other words, physical obstacles, perhaps unknown to the original surveyor and engineer, requiring alterations to be made in order to surmount them.
Perhaps having realized it was impossible to persuade her, Ms. Kurosaki sighed and sat down in her seat.

English word "可能"(perhaps) occurs in sets:

基础副词,介词,连词及代词 - Basic adverbs, prepositions, conju...

5. probably


It's probably OK.
Tomorrow, the car needs to go to the garage for a big service. It'll probably set me back a couple of hundred euros.
A self-proclaimed democrat, who is lucky enough to live in a democratic country, but who constantly swears at politicians without committing himself to politics, has probably not understood the word "democracy".
Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
Ah, this is my idiot son Takashi "Eh-er, yes. (The late) Takashi, right?" "Fuusy, he isn't dead yet! Probably."
I had imagined that the newbies fresh from university would probably be stuck with all the backstage work - collecting reference material, getting copies and such but I couldn't have been proved more wrong.
Just as the female ant after coition loses her wings, which then become superfluous, nay, dangerous for breeding purposes, so for the most part does a woman lose her beauty after giving birth to one or two children; and probably for the same reasons.
It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably common to all philosophical theories. It's wrong.
Situation report. "At present 4 in sight. At most probably 7. Holding small calibre arms."
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
An ancient manor, probably from the time of the templar knights, is the home to our family, and its outbuildings welcome friends and holiday guests all year round.
Probably just a stupid urban legend "But they do say 'there's no smoke without fire', don't they?"
What is political science? From the "political," people will probably first associate it with the political incidents that enliven journalism.

English word "可能"(probably) occurs in sets:

表示意见 - Expressing opinions