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

Synonyms of "Perhaps" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre PERHAPS e MAYBE ?
A: Essentially, they're not that different. Perhaps is more formal. You should avoid using maybe in formal writing. However, people do say both. See the examples below:
A: when are you going to visit Japan?
B: maybe next year.

A: why do you think he did that?
B: he is perhaps not interested in the offer.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre PERHAPS e POSSIBLY e MAYBE ?
A: "Maybe:" expressing an option that you might believe.
"Maybe it's the dishwasher being broken that keeps the dishes so dirty."

"Possibly:" used when you don't really think an option might be true, but you are acknowledging it anyway.
"It's possible that the detergent is bad, but I think the dishwasher might be broken."

"Perhaps:" when you provide an option from another point of view.
"Well, what if it's neither the detergent nor the way the dishes are loaded? Perhaps the dishwasher itself is broken?"

Other questions about "Perhaps"


これはTHE NORTH FACE のカタログに載っていた言葉なんですが、どういう意味ですか?
A: イギリスには、人気がある表現が「God save the Queen」。じゃ、カタログの言葉がただのマーケティング主張です。大体、「荒野的を助けられるのが人間だけです」という意味だと思います。

Q: when do you use PERHAPS?
wann benutzt man PERHAPS?
show me as many common expressions as possible
A: It is like maybe. It was cold yesterday, but perhaps it will be warmer today.
Q: как правельно прочитать слово PERHAPS?
A: Perhaps

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