You might

You might

Point 92 in MODALITY:

‘might’ to make polite suggestions and give advice.


We cannot automatically check a corpus for usage, but we can follow the EGP examples which both contain the pronoun ‘you’.

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1 YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO 32578

You might be able to use a hammer to fix it.

2 YOU MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER 13801
3 YOU MIGHT WANT TO CHECK 8648
4 YOU MIGHT ALSO WANT TO 7461
5 YOU MIGHT WANT TO TRY 6864
6 YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN 6788
7 YOU MIGHT NOT BE ABLE 6117
8 YOU MIGHT WANT TO LOOK 5112
9 YOU MIGHT WANT TO USE 4728
10 YOU MIGHT WANT TO TAKE 4591
11 YOU MIGHT NOT WANT TO 4290
12 YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED TO 4093
13 YOU MIGHT WANT TO DO 3564
14 YOU MIGHT BE TEMPTED TO 3301
15 YOU MIGHT WANT TO GET 2962
16 YOU MIGHT THINK . 2941
17 YOU MIGHT WANT TO THINK 2713
18 YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED AT 2623
19 YOU MIGHT WANT TO ADD 2553
20 YOU MIGHT BE BETTER OFF 2546
21 YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE 2500
22 YOU MIGHT WANT TO MAKE 2425
23 YOU MIGHT WANT TO HAVE 2423
24 YOU MIGHT WANT TO GO 2287
25 YOU MIGHT HAVE NOTICED THAT 2101
26 YOU MIGHT END UP WITH 2083
27 YOU MIGHT WANT TO START 2006
28 YOU MIGHT WANT TO GIVE 1919
29 YOU MIGHT HAVE . 1909
30 YOU MIGHT AS WELL JUST 1847
31 YOU MIGHT WANT TO READ 1846
32 YOU MIGHT WANT TO KEEP 1836
33 YOU MIGHT EVEN BE ABLE 1832
34 YOU MIGHT WANT TO KNOW 1781
35 YOU MIGHT WANT TO ASK 1635
36 YOU MIGHT AS WELL BE 1622
37 YOU MIGHT EVEN WANT TO 1597
38 YOU MIGHT AS WELL GET 1595
39 YOU MIGHT FIND THAT YOU 1586
40 YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT 1498
41 YOU MIGHT BE THINKING , 1491
42 YOU MIGHT HAVE GUESSED , 1487
43 YOU MIGHT SAY , ” 1469
44 YOU MIGHT BE WONDERING WHY 1447
45 YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED BY 1370
46 YOU MIGHT BE WONDERING WHAT 1343
47 YOU MIGHT WANT TO BE 1326
48 YOU MIGHT EXPECT , THE 1279
49 YOU MIGHT JUST WANT TO 1278
50 YOU MIGHT HAVE HEARD OF 1273
51 YOU MIGHT HAVE TO PAY 1271
52 YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED 1253
53 YOU MIGHT THINK THAT THE 1219
54 YOU MIGHT WANT TO CHANGE 1217
55 YOU MIGHT BE LOOKING FOR 1214
56 YOU MIGHT WANT TO PUT 1209
57 YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED TO 1198
58 YOU MIGHT HAVE TO DO 1131
59 YOU MIGHT WANT TO SEE 1131
60 YOU MIGHT AS WELL GO 1126
61 YOU MIGHT BE FAMILIAR WITH 1124
62 YOU MIGHT EXPECT . 1094
63 YOU MIGHT AS WELL HAVE 1078
64 YOU MIGHT BE WONDERING HOW 1070
65 YOU MIGHT EXPECT FROM A 1048
66 YOU MIGHT NOT BE AWARE 1045
67 YOU MIGHT NEED TO USE 1031
68 YOU MIGHT HAVE TO WAIT 1029
69 YOU MIGHT BE THINKING THAT 1022
70 YOU MIGHT NEED TO DO 1013
71 YOU MIGHT WANT TO AVOID 1010
72 YOU MIGHT BE ASKING YOURSELF 993
73 YOU MIGHT LIKE TO KNOW 973
74 YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE THE 963
75 YOU MIGHT LIKE TO TRY 960
76 YOU MIGHT BE ASKED TO 935
77 YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED HOW 933
78 YOU MIGHT FIND THAT THE 932
79 YOU MIGHT NOT NEED TO 932
80 YOU MIGHT AS WELL DO 929
81 YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE TO 914
82 YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW IS 885
83 YOU MIGHT AS WELL MAKE 871
84 YOU MIGHT THINK THAT YOU 836
85 YOU MIGHT GET AWAY WITH 831
86 YOU MIGHT WANT TO WAIT 830
87 YOU MIGHT ALSO BE ABLE 811
88 YOU MIGHT WANT TO CREATE 808
89 YOU MIGHT BE USED TO 806
90 YOU MIGHT AS WELL USE 804
91 YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE HEARD 801
92 YOU MIGHT ALSO NEED TO 796
93 YOU MIGHT WANT TO BRING 792

94 YOU MIGHT NEED TO MAKE 774

To go over it, you might need to make time when you can be alone.

Korean Female level 4 writing class.

95 YOU MIGHT FIND YOURSELF IN 769
96 YOU MIGHT BE A LITTLE 767
97 YOU MIGHT HAVE TO GO 761
98 YOU MIGHT WANT TO INCLUDE 754
99 YOU MIGHT WANT TO RECONSIDER 754
100 YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE A 752


A2:
able, add, away, bring, by, check, even, guessed, include, interested, just, keep, might, off, surprised, try, yourself
B1:
avoid, consider, create, end up, expect, familiar, noticed, wondering
B2:
aware, tempted
C1:
reconsider

 

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