English grammar rule May be

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I said (may be) too much to Jonathan.

Maybe is an adverb which means possibly or perhaps.

May be is a verb phrase referring to a possibility.


Examples of 'May be' rule
  1. Incorrect There maybe a revolt if we cut pay.
    Correct There may be a revolt if we cut pay.
    Incorrect May be the principal won’t close the school.
    Correct Maybe the principal won’t close the school.
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