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 Meanings and Examples of MIGHT
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might
 v.  past tense of MAY
 n.  physical strength; the power, energy, or intensity of which one is capable
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  Shall I create another like yourself, whose joint wickedness might desolate the world.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 17
2  You, perhaps, regard her as your sister, without any wish that she might become your wife.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  Nay, Henry might stand between me and the intrusion of my foe.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  I was agonized with the idea of the possibility that the reverse of this might happen.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  I often refused to accompany him, alleging another engagement, that I might remain alone.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  He might remain in Switzerland and wreak his vengeance on my relatives.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  I shuddered to think who might be the next victim sacrificed to his insatiate revenge.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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8  However, it was hardly morning, and I might reasonably hope to arrive by night.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  She might have the decency not to telephone him at dinner-time.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  Tom deferred that much to the sensibilities of those East Eggers who might be on the train.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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11  "I thought you might be here," she responded absently as I came up.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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12  He thought you might be offended.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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13  It wouldn't take up much of your time and you might pick up a nice bit of money.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  He might think he saw a connection in it--he might think anything.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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15  He might have despised himself, for he had certainly taken her under false pretenses.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Example Sentence: (184 in 13 pages)
16  His reputation lends a certain validity to the approach that it might not deserve.
17  Nervous politicians might well feel more comfortable with a step-by-step approach.
18  I've brought with me an article from yesterday's paper that I thought might amuse you.
19  One might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
20  Friends will see you are putting on a brave face and might assume you've got over your grief.
21  It might be appropriate for him to attend the course.
22  The letter was a feeler to see what his attitude might be.
23  They might well be prepared to do you harm in order to achieve their purpose.
24  That might provoke a riot, the very thing he was trying to avoid.
25  With both countries experiencing economic revolutions, it might be time to redraw the traditional relationship.
26  Snotlings are an oddball troop type with more to recommend them than their profiles might suggest.
27  If Henry V at Agincourt had spoken to his army about relative troop strengths, we might all be speaking French.
28  The thought occurred to me that he might not be telling the truth.
29  In order that every student might understand it, the teacher explained that passage again and again.
30  It might contain something of value.