- Is it may have or may of?
- Can I ask you or may I ask you?
- Can I help you or may I help you?
- Which is correct sentence?
- Can I call you is correct?
- Where do we use may?
- Is it grammatically correct to say may you?
- What is correct can you or could you?
- Does may mean might?
- Can could may might use?
- When to Use May you or can you?
- Why do we use may?
Is it may have or may of?
When people write would of, should of, could of, will of or might of, they are usually confusing the verb have with the preposition of.
So would of is would have, could of is could have, should of is should have, will of is will have, and might of is might have: I would of come earlier, but I got stuck at work..
Can I ask you or may I ask you?
May I ask you a question? Asking for permission. In addition, “may” version is more polite than the “can” version. Realistically speaking, both ask for permission and neither is offensive, but yes, “may” is still more polite than “can.”
Can I help you or may I help you?
The most polite expression is “How may I help you?” (“May,” not “many”). You will also hear people say “How can I help you?” To the punctilious, “may” is preferable to “can,” but both expressions are gracious and acceptable, much better than “Whassup?”
Which is correct sentence?
In order for a sentence to be grammatically correct, the subject and verb must both be singular or plural. In other words, the subject and verb must agree with one another in their tense. If the subject is in plural form, the verb should also be in plur al form (and vice versa).
Can I call you is correct?
“Can I call you?” is used when you want to ask permission to phone someone at an undetermined point in the future. “Shall I call you?” is used when you want to offer to phone someone.
Where do we use may?
We use may in formal writing, especially academic English, to describe things which the speaker thinks are generally true or possible. In this case, it is a more formal equivalent of can.
Is it grammatically correct to say may you?
May you isn’t automatically incorrect. “May you live in interesting times,” expresses the wish that the person being addressed live in interesting times. But this is not usually what people mean when they say may you. May you is usually used in the sense of may I, but may I is asking for permission.
What is correct can you or could you?
“Could” is the polite form of “can”—so both are correct, but we use them in different situations. We use “can” when we are telling someone to do something. We use “could” when we are making a request. Teacher to students: “Can you please be quiet!”
Does may mean might?
you are more likely to do something”May” indicates that you are more likely to do something. I may go to the store means I probably will go to the store. “Might” suggests that you are less likely to do something.
Can could may might use?
Both “may” and “can” are used to indicate that something is allowed, but “may” is more formal: “You may leave whenever you like” is more formal than “You can go whenever you want to.” Children are often taught that only “may” is used for permission, and that “can” is used only for ability.
When to Use May you or can you?
May is the more formal word, and if you are at all concerned about being tut-tutted, a safe choice. Can is now the verb of choice for ability, and both can and may are still used in the “possibility” sense. You may use can if you wish, and you can use may if it makes you feel better.
Why do we use may?
May and Might When Expressing Possibility In popular usage and speech, may and might are used interchangeably when referring to possibility and probability, but there is a slight difference between the two. May is used to express what is possible, factual, or could be factual. For example, He may lose his job.