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Confusing Words In English

Perhaps - Maybe - Probably


Perhaps/Maybe – is used when something or someone is uncertain or not sure (40% - 60% chance)

There is really no different between perhaps & maybe, both words can be used interchangeably.

  • I am going to the beach this weekend perhaps/maybe you can come with me.
  • Maybe/Perhaps we will see you at the party.
  • We really want a car maybe/perhaps will buy a car.
  • There were maybe/perhaps a hundred people at the party last night.

Probably – means that there is a good chance of something happening (70% – 95% chance)

  • I am probably going to the beach this weekend.
  • It is probably going to rain on Saturday.
  • We are

    probably

    going on a trip to Asia next year.

Trouble & Problem

Maybe - Perhaps - Probably

Pick & Pick Up

Piece & Peace

Price & Prize With Voice/Audio

Person & People

Person & People Quiz

Pair & Pear

Pair & Pear Quiz

Possibly & Probably

Pretty & Pretty Good

Plane & Plain

Push & Pull

Put & Keep

Quite & Very

Quit & Quiet

Quite & Quiet

Road & Street

Road & Rode

Road & Rode Quiz

Role & Roll

Role & Roll Quiz

Resent & Recent

Really & Very

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