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Comments

  • The article states that: (Quote) Hence, if I don't know the truth (e.g., I haven't asked him) both sentences have the same meaning. I.e., both He may/might have visited Italy before settling in Nuremberg. mean that it is possible that he had visit…
  • But if I switch "may have" with "might have" in the example from the article: (Quote) The listener might not know whether I used it in the first meaning or the third one.