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

The meaning of "Possibly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa possibly?
A: It can mean that something might happen or it might not
e.g. The weatherman said it could possibly rain today

or is can mean that something is there or not there
e.g It's possible the key is in my bag.

or that a thing is one thing or another
e.g, It was dark and I thought the sound was possibly a cat.

Basically it's used when you're unsure.

Example sentences using "Possibly"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com can't possibly
couldn't possibly.
A: I wanted to explain this and I have absolutely no idea how to. Hope it helps even a little bit

You can't possibly be serious.. right?
You can't possibly believe that load of crap...

Ellen's only a child Sarah! She can't possibly understand what we're talking about.
[Ellen not understanding is the focus]
Ellen's only a child Sarah! She couldn't possibly understand what we're talking about.
[Ellen understanding the adults not being possible is the focus]

They can't possibly finish that entire plate of spaghetti on their own. [they are eating it]
They couldn't possibly finish that entire plate of spaghetti on their own. [they are about to eat it]
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com possibly.
A: "Can you possibly get this work done by tomorrow?" "I can't possibly have it done by tomorrow" "possibly, I'll have it done by tomorrow"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com possibly .
A: The weather will possibly be bad today.
I can not possibly do that.
•It can also be an answer to a question.
If someone asked, “Can you come over later?”
You can reply, “Possibly.”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com possibly.
A: - how can this possibly be true?

- I will come as soon as I possibly can

- it was possibly the worst meal I ever had

- they didn't spend much time together, possibly because of their parents

- A: are you going to come again next week?
B: possibly
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com possibly .
A: I could possibly come for the meet

Synonyms of "Possibly" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre may e possibly ?
A: Mayは可能性があるか、してもいいという意味です

She may use the classroom.
彼女は教室を使うかも
彼女は教室を使っていい (文脈による)

She will possibly use the classroom
彼女は教室を使う可能性がある
Q: Qual é a diferença entre possibly e arguably ?
A: possibly: something may happen
arguably: when there's room for a different opinion, when something is not the absolute truth and someone can say otherwise
Q: Qual é a diferença entre possibly e probably ?
A: Chance of something happening or being true:
Definitely > probably > possibly > possibly not > probably not > definitely not
Q: Qual é a diferença entre possibly e probably ?
A: I hope it will help you to understand
Q: Qual é a diferença entre possibly e probably ?
A: possibly =maybe
probably =most likely

Probably means there is a very good chance something will happen.

Translations of "Possibly"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? possibly
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? possibly
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? possibly
A: Possibly

Other questions about "Possibly"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar possibly.
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Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar possibly.
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Q: possibly soa natural?
A: Depending on how you use it.

Natural Use
"Will you come to the Festival?"
"Probably."

Unnatural Use
"Are you going to eat that?"
"Probably."

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