Definition of 'might'
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And they encourage people to use ingredients they might not be familiar with. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We should ask ourselves too whether on some of her chosen issues she might actually be right. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This might force ministers into more spending cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The one reform that might make a difference is financial. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hopefully one time in the future we might get a chance to redeem ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There might be something in the midlife crisis cliché. The Sun (2016)There were 155 passengers and crew members on a plane that might soon be sinking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the past there might have been one or two contenders but this time there are at least four sides who can win it. The Sun (2016) Power parting might sound contrived, but it's got to be better than this. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is just to give you some idea of the treatments that might be used. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)We all joined the service knowing full well what might be expected of us. Christianity Today (2000)Perhaps the army might be the making of him. Man of Honour (2007)These little details might make a difference. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Soon perhaps he might return to normality. Man of Honour (2007)In days past he might have been tempted to cash in on his success instantly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She is also worried that the economic downturn might lead to more crime. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There remained two respects in which it might affect their rights. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your poor ma and pa may have left something that might be just the thing. CHARMED LIFE (1977)The healthy snack might go some way to explaining his stamina as he approaches his tenth decade. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You might think that financial meltdown would destroy the arts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their own bowling strength might be about to come under scrutiny. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Though a note from your doc might help in future. The Sun (2015)The concepts might come in useful in and out of the workplace. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The five cups of coffee he drinks each day might also have something to do with it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Our eyes are there to help us discern so we might as well use them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They might be full one way but empty the other. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'might'
Extremely Common. might is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'might'
British English: might /maɪt/ VERB
You use might when something is possible.
He might win the race.
- American English: might
- Arabic: مِنَ الـمُحْتَمَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: talvez
- Chinese: 可能会
- Croatian: moći
- Czech: možná
- Danish: måske
- Dutch: kunnen
- European Spanish: poder
- Finnish: saattaa
- French: être susceptible de
- German: können
- Greek: μπορώ
- Italian: potrei, potresticonditional mood
- Japanese: かもしれない
- Korean: ~일지도 모른다
- Norwegian: kanskje
- Polish: móc
- European Portuguese: poder
- Romanian: a fi posibil
- Russian: мочь
- Spanish: poderintención
- Swedish: kanske
- Thai: อาจจะ
- Turkish: muktedir olmak
- Ukrainian: могти
- Vietnamese: có thể
Definition of might from the Collins English Dictionary
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