maybe

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maybe is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
maybe

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Positive
maybe

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  1. If you say that maybe something will happen or that maybe it is true, you mean there is a chance of those things.
    Maybe someday I'll learn how to drive.
    Yeah. I thought, you know, maybe if I tried again, it might work.
  2. You use maybe when you are not sure about something.
    Maybe you ought to look at this again.
    There are, uh, maybe twenty or twenty two people in the group.
    "Is that the right answer?" "No, maybe not."
    It's good, maybe even great.

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