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