Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Might"

The meaning of "Might" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 'I have got one that might be up your alley.' mean?
A: I have one that you might like, that you might be interested in.
Q: What does which he hoped might get promoted mean?
A: the person is hoping to get promoted at work, rising to a higher rank/position at the workplace
Q: What does as an American might say, “We’ll have to have you over for dinner some time” but would not expect you to turn up at the door mean?
A: “We’ll have to have you over for dinner some time.”

It means that this sounds like an invitation, but they don't really mean it. They're just being polite. They don't really expect the person to come.
Q: What does this might be a bit more hectic than you're used to mean?
A: Hectic generally refers to something fast paced, basically somewhat busy.
Like a hectic schedule.

This might be more hectic than you're used to means that if the speaker is referring to a certain work, the work will require more time from you, than the work you're used to do.
Q: What does this might be put people off mean?
A: saying that something might make people disinterested .

Example sentences using "Might"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I'd better (d'=had)
I'd better not ('d=had)
Ought to
might want to
I'm going to have
i've got to
don't have to
I'd rather (not) ('d=would).
A: I'd better (d'=had)
I’d better go to sleep early tonight.

I'd better not ('d=had)
I’d better not stay up late

Ought to
I ought to do my homework before watching tv.

might want to
I might want to go out for a walk tomorrow morning.

I'm going to have
I’m going to have oatmeal for breakfast.

i've got to
I’ve got to email my professor before the next exam.

don't have to
I don’t have to do the laundry tonight.

I'd rather (not) ('d=would).
I’d rather not go to the gym today.
Q: Please show me example sentences with where how to used of might and could.
A: Might is used to express what one will probably do (maybe). Could is the past tense of can (to be able to) - used to express what one was or was not able to do. It is also used to express what one may possibly do in the future. Eg: I might go to the party.(there is a chance) I could go to the party.(there's a possibility). The two are really similar.
Q: Please show me example sentences with may well / might as well.
A: "I might as well work on my homework"
"He might as well give up"
"They may as well find another place to stay"
"I may as well eat the rest"
Q: Please show me example sentences with as might well.
A: We won't be able to go out today because of the rain. We might as well do some chores.

Synonyms of "Might" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between That might be the cause of insomnia.(mine) and That might be the reason my insomnia.(An English teacher's correction) ?
A: Is that really what your English teacher wrote? Could it have been "That might be the reason for my insomnia"? Without the "for" that sentence doesn't work. I would say that your original is more correct, but "That might be the cause of my insomnia" would be more natural (since you're talking about your insomnia).
Q: What is the difference between I will do it with all might. and I will do it with all my might. ?
A: The first one sounds like it is missing something.
Q: What is the difference between may be
might
may be and might ?
A: I May GO tô the meeting. Next week I might GO tô the meeting
Q: What is the difference between That might be the case and There might be a way ?
A: @sango: "That might be the case" means there is a chance your theory is true.

"The might be a way" means there is a chance that there is a solution to this problem.

e.g "That might me the case but we have to rule out any other suspicions first."

"What if the attack us from the air?"
"That might be the case, so round up the generals and find a way to counter this."

"There might be a way for us to get out of this jail cell."

Translations of "Might"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? (I guess this might sound poetic or literary.)
Is it natural to say:

"I remember the sleeves of uncertain length shaken by the dawn train."

"I remember her sleeves of uncertain length shaken by the dawn train."
A: no the first one is not natural. “The sleeves” is very vague and means you could be talking about any sleeves so it sounds weird. “Her sleeves” is much better.

The wording “sleeves of uncertain length” is also very weird as well. It’s not how a natural English speaker would describe something, though technically it’s correct. Just as “dawn train” is very weird as well. They aren’t natural sounding English phrases.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? This might sound weird but can you please list all of the formal and informal ways you know of saying to poo and to pee in English, if possible put them in sentences, thank you.
A: Formal (relatively:p):
Lay a brick - "excuse me, I've got to go lay a brick" = I have to go poo.
Powder my nose - "can I powder my nose before we leave?" = can I go to the bathroom before we leave?
Relieve my/your/them/our/one self(s) - "everyone should relieve themselves before class" = everyone should pee before class.
Informal:
Pee, whizz, tinkle, urine, number one...
Poo, poop, doodoo, doody, crap, shit, number two...

The list goes on and on, but my fingers are sore from typing, so you'll just have to make do...
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? might not (in past) might not have... / might haven't...
A: might not have.

Eg

He might not have heard you
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Yeah, that might be a good idea.
A: That sentence sounds natural to me.

Other questions about "Might"

Q: What does " that might play into the president's hands," mean?


Context>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>.
Issuing a subpoena also would likely lead to fresh attacks from the president and his Republican allies. Trump has regularly disparaged the Russia investigation as a political "witch hunt," and on Thursday he told Bloomberg News that he believes the special counsel investigation is "illegal."

"I think [Mueller's prosecutors] would be crossing a line and, look, I also think that might play into the president's hands," said Ford O'Connell, a Republican strategist. "President Trump wants to fight this out in public because of what he, or the administration, sees as brutal prosecutorial tactics by the special counsel."

But challenging a grand jury subpoena could also risk giving the appearance that Trump is not cooperating with the investigation, which his critics would undoubtedly seize on.

Legal analysts agree that it's a step that Mueller, like any experienced prosecutor, is willing to take if Trump's testimony is vital to ending the probe.
A: I'll give you a more simple example. Say I dug a hole in the ground, covered it with leaves, and laid a bunch of money on top of the leaves hoping that you will go try to pick up the money and fall in the hole. What I actually want is for you to fall into the hole, not get the money. So if you did go try to pick up the money, and then fell in the hole, I got what I wanted, which was for you to fall into the hole. Therefore, you played right into my hand.
Q: This might makes you think no way but I want you to come to the tomorrow party. does this sound natural?
A: This might make you think „no way“ but I want you to come to the party tomorrow. (1) instead of „makes“ use „make“ (2) instead of „the tomorrow party“ use „the party tomorrow“. I hope this helps!
Q: exercising might refresh me when I feel exhausted. does this sound natural?
A: Oh I see.
Then you would say "When I feel exhausted, exercising makes me feel refreshed" or a shorter way to say it, "When I feel exhausted, exercising is refreshing."
Q: I knew that might was too rude. does this sound natural?
A: You might better want to say "I am aware I may come off as rude" or "I know I can be rude".
Q: I concerned that these might become a problem in the future. does this sound natural?
A: I am concerned that these might become a problem in the future.

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