As you may – have past participle

As you may – have past participle

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Point 163 MODALITY is defined as:

‘may’ in phrases such as ‘as you may know’, or ‘as you may have’ + ‘-ed’ to focus the reader on shared knowledge.

This partly overlaps point 168 MODALITY and  PAST AFFIRMATIVE of

‘may have’ + ‘-ed’ to talk about possibility in the past.

 

A search on iWeb for as you may * * * *:

1 AS YOU MAY OR MAY NOT KNOW 950

As you may or may not know, big things are happening here in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

2 AS YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED , THE 288

As you may have noticed, the Chat function has disappeared from the top of the Forum.

3 AS YOU MAY HAVE GUESSED , THE 227

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4 AS YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED , I 201
5 AS YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED , WE 194
6 AS YOU MAY BE ABLE TO TELL 189
7 AS YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO 189
8 AS YOU MAY HAVE GUESSED FROM THE 184
9 AS YOU MAY ALREADY KNOW , THE 181
10 AS YOU MAY HAVE ALREADY GUESSED , 171
11 AS YOU MAY BE AWARE , THE 159
12 AS YOU MAY KNOW BY NOW , 143
13 AS YOU MAY HAVE HEARD , THE 136
14 AS YOU MAY OR MAY NOT BE 130
15 AS YOU MAY HAVE GUESSED , I 127
16 AS YOU MAY HAVE GUESSED , THIS 125
17 AS YOU MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE 113
18 AS YOU MAY HAVE GUESSED BY NOW 112
19 AS YOU MAY HAVE ALREADY NOTICED , 106
20 AS YOU MAY ALREADY BE AWARE , 102

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