May / Might --- but

Posted by Manjusha Filed in Practical English Usage

This structure means the same as although.

May in expressions of wishes and hopes

May is often used in formal expressions of wishes and hopes. In this case, may usually comes at the beginning of the sentence.

See also

Do and make
Make
Make: special uses
Words ending in -man
May / might ...but
Maybe and may be
Mean
Mind
Misplace and displace
More
Most
Much and many
Must in questions and negatives

Just
Just, already and yet

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