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Contoh penggunaan modals pada kalimat expressing possibility (kemungkinan)

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Modals yang digunakan untuk menyatakan suatu kemungkinan, spekulasi, dan ketidakyakinan adalah may, might, dan could. Dalam hal ini, semua modals mempunyai makna "mungkin".

Contoh kalimat:

  1. I can't find Shania in the canteen. She may be in the library. (Aku tidak melihat Shania di kantin. Dia mungkin ada di perpustakaan.)
  2. This jacket is too small for Jimmy, but I think it might fit Paul. (Jaket ini terlalu kecil untuk Jimmy, tapi aku rasa ini mungkin pas untuk Paul.)
  3. I don't know how old that woman is but I think she could be about 36. (Aku tidak tahu berapa umur wanita itu, tapi aku kira dia mungkin berumur sekitar 36 tahun.)

Latihan soal modals

He went by bus, but he ..... by motorcycle.
You ..... T-shirt school. That is prohibited.
I have lived in England for two years, I ..... speak English fluently.
A lot of students didn’t pass the English test yesterday. The test ..... difficult.
I can’t find my bag anywhere. I’m sure I ..... left it in my room.
Why didn’t Charly apply for the job? He ..... gotten it.
He ..... his homework by the time the teacher come to the class.
If I have problems with my teeth, I think I ..... go to a dentist, not a veterinarian.
A : I wonder why Jenny didn’t answer the doorbell.
B : Well, I suppose she ..... been a sleep.
My brother break a glass in the kitchen, so he ..... clean it or he will be punished.