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Both can and may can be used to talk about possibility. But there is some difference between them. Can is used to talk about theoretical possibility; may is used to talk about factual possibility.
When we talk about possibility, could often means the same as may or might.
May not and Cannot
May not suggests improbability. Cannot suggests impossibility.
|Category: Primary auxiliary verbs. Modal auxiliary verbs | Added by: Teacher_Koce (2014-01-04)|
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