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Example sentences for may
They may yet come back into the national spotlight if they maintain momentum.
Watermelon, the quintessential summer fruit, may soon be helping to fuel your car as well as your picnic guests.
City dwellers may handle pressure differently from those who live in less populated areas.
Observatories or individual sky watchers may be asked to take a look.
For a quick, inexpensive support for climbing plants, build a simple tipi of natural materials you may already have.
Deep inside the super-dense hearts of exploding stars, gravity may squash neutron particles from spheres into cubes.
It could charge both punters full price, in which case the student may stay at home.
One day in the future, infection may be fought by simply switching bacterial invaders off.
Natural enemies reduce the loopers population but may not provide adequate control at certain times of the year.
It may be impossible to define the agent's job in a way that can be monitored effectively.
The inner ring had no such gate or doorway and may have been accessed with ladders.
In the case of malaria, however, that defense mechanism may backfire.
Perennial kinds spread rapidly, may become invasive.
Complexity researchers who study the behavior of stock markets may have identified a signal that precedes crashes.
Another problem is that first-to-file may make companies rush to put in for a patent before their invention is truly ready.
Mango may be headed for the list of food that may help prevent or stop cancer.
The earliest indicator yet of autism may be the presence of flawed cells in the placenta, scientists have discovered.
Flowering generally weakens these plants, and although they may slowly recover, they often die.
The confirmed origin of ordinary cosmic rays may need to be unconfirmed.
Voters may have promoted him beyond his natural abilities.
It may be the end of the road for an endangered species of rabbit.
There may be many more extinct mammals waiting to be rediscovered than conservation biologists previously thought.
Someday, in a house next door, a robot may be playing a game of cribbage with an elderly widow.
The newfound species may have been a staple of some early humans.
Paint your fantasy in too rosy a hue, and you may be hurting your chances of success.
When people can learn what others think, the wisdom of crowds may veer towards ignorance.
Thawing permafrost may soak up greenhouse gas before it begins to spew it out.
Hardpan may be present throughout an entire garden or only in certain parts of it.
The enemy of our enemy may be our new partner in stopping a global health crisis.
The olive varieties may or may not be identified on the label.
But if growth is progressing significantly out of bounds, you may have to dig out the portions that have gone too far.
Gold prospectors may one day rely on lowly bacteria to point them to deposits of the precious metal.
Flowers are followed by woody capsules that can last for years and may resemble rows of beads pressed into bark.
If you get tongue-tied when trying to learn a new language, your genes may be to blame, a new study suggests.
They may alter evaporation rates or their angle to the sun to stay near this temperature, which is ideal for photosynthesis.
Although free-choice may sound great, rats will also have the option of eating whenever they please.
Standing in the middle of the largest gypsum field in the world, you may feel as if you are on another planet.
The neurotransmitter behind addictive behavior may also unleash paranoia.
Second, you may be able to build one that is even more hospitable to intelligence than this one.
If pests of this sort are a nuisance for you, you may want to clear away their hiding places periodically.
In the desert, plants may rest in summer, then resume flowering in fall.
If you're going to the hospital, you may want to leave your cell phone at home.
But if those folks happen to be children of the eighties, they may not even realize that they've heard go-go before.
Come for a visit and you may find yourself wanting to stay.
May help lower cholesterol and regulate blood sugar.
Newer hybrids may be showier, but this species is still cherished for its delightful perfume and early bloom time.
Leaves produced during summer, however, may not show these symptoms.
Also called simple layering, ground layering is an easy way to produce a few new plants, though it may take as long as a year.
At the peak of the growing season, mowing may be needed more than once a week.
At some point, you may move into a home with a tired, worn lawn.
Small rooted pieces gathered from the woods may not establish easily.
Caffeine may make it tougher for people with diabetes to control their blood sugar, a new study shows.
The stuff of mystery may be more than meets the eye.
Eighteen horizontal inches of wall may have more storage possibilities than you think.
Oxygen-starved ocean dead zones may be more widespread than thought.
Feathered dinosaurs may have been the first animals bedeviled by lice.
One of the less obvious may be the leisure to recruit a strong team of boffins.
Humans may have been causing climate change for much longer than we've been burning fossil fuels.
The bacteria that live quietly in our bodies may have a hand in shaping evolution.
The early bird gets the worm-and may avoid skin cancer.
Honeybee hives may hold a secret to fighting cavities, researchers say.
Sentences of this type, isolated from their context, may seem to be in need of rewriting.
Yawning may help you keep a cool head-literally, a new study suggests.
Whether an idea arises uniquely or reappears many times, it may thrive in the meme pool or it may dwindle and vanish.
Some string beans are so delicious, you may want to keep a supply at hand by putting some in your garden.
Using a paintbrush will leave visible marks, which may or may not bother you.
For larger lawns, you may prefer to rent a dethatching machine.
If you do get your camera and instruments inside, you may have trouble grasping the appendix.
The best way for an unpublished author to sell a children's book may be to start giving it away for free.
Good study habits may start with reading the textbook, as this student is doing.
So solar generation may be distributed quite a bit more evenly through the country than was previously thought.
If dark matter exists it may take the form of mirror planets, mirror stars and mirror galaxies.
Enhancing neuron gene expression may improve memory.
If you work forward, you may invent something profound--or you might not.
But cancers may have different refractive properties.
Formalizing the retweet may change people's behavior.
Delivery even a bit early may mean developmental delays.
One of the simplest keys to fighting global warming may be right under our feet.
If so, investigators may not find any contamination.
Axons that are supposed to grow into the muscle on the eye's inner edge may end up on the outer edge instead.
The habitable zones of the cosmos are vast, it seems, and they may be teeming with life.
The future of computing may depend on embracing the chaos that defines human thinking.
Growing corn for ethanol may increase greenhouse gases for over a century.
Science's weirdest realm may be responsible for photosynthesis, our sense of smell, and even consciousness itself.
Carrots may be a kitchen workhorse but that doesn't mean they can't get dressed up occasionally.
For years a patch may be plentiful and then, suddenly, it will yield nothing at all.
For example, an official met for the first time may abruptly sink his fingers into your neck.
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While the odds may not be in favor of these actors in the arena, they certainly were in the casting room.
Our moral sense may or may not reflect much about our evolutionary history as a species.
If you subscribe to the print edition, you may also need to link your web site account to your print subscription.
So it may be that four sheltered years are not the best preparation for a corporate climb.
And on the whole the atmosphere may be more relaxed and pleasant.
Different features of a fairy tale may be centrally important to different readers.
The crimes committed against children by other priests and bishops may provoke rage, but they also make one want to look away.
Ranks and anomalies may change as more complete data are received and processed.
Family, friends, or other sources may deposit funds into these accounts.
When you invest in energy-efficient products, you may be saving money on both your energy bills and your tax return.
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