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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #27007: Modal verbs
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Modals [Change theme]
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    Modal verbs

    Hello ;


    English people use may to ask for permission, or to give permission to do something.

    This use is similar to CAN, but MAY is more formal.


    English people also use MAY to express the possibility of something happening in the future.


    MAY has the same form for all persons : I may, you may, she may, they may etc ...


    In English remember that : MUST is used for obligation.


    Now try to complete the following sentences with MAY or CAN or MUST









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    1. I join you for dinner this evening ? (Question for friends)
    2. I use your telephone ? (For strangers)
    3. You buy some new clothes. You look terrible !
    4. Hey Jane - I come to your party ? Please ?
    5. In England you remember to drive on the left.
    6. we start the meeting now ? Everyone is here.
    7. You really learn to cook, darling.This food is disgusting !
    8. we borrow your car tonight, Mom ?
    9. Where are you going on vacation this year ? We go to Spain or go to France.
    10. You pay your hotel bill before you leave.

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