|Word of the Day|
The word "maybe" is used in response to a question in which the answer is "yes" or "no." "Maybe" is an answer that is somewhere between "yes" or "no." It’s also used when there’s uncertainty, or a person is unsure about something.
Don’t confuse the word "maybe" with the modal verb "may" and the main verb "be." Maybe is one word. It doesn’t go after a subject. May be are two words which follow a subject. Listen to the examples below:
This video shows the spectrum of responses from yes to maybe to no.
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Date of publication: December 19, 2016