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Autor:  Aman
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Data:  02/ABR/2009 10:33 AM
Assunto:  Modal auxiliary
 
Mensagem:  Yeah Dale, but can is possibility too!

The point is how you would justify the use of could,may,might instead of can in "you may need help".

For example:

I can travel
I may travel
 
Both mean possibility, although the interpretation is very different.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Modal verb>can/may  –  Aman  31/MAR/2009, 10:31 PM
Modal verb>can/may  –  José Roberto  31/MAR/2009, 11:21 PM
Modal auxiliary  –  Brian W  31/MAR/2009, 11:37 PM
Modal auxiliary  –  Dale/CR  31/MAR/2009, 11:47 PM
 Modal auxiliary  –  Aman  02/ABR/2009, 10:33 AM

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