perhaps
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (maybe)
a. tal vez
You can't find your keys? Perhaps you left them in the car.¿No puedes encontrar tus llaves? Tal vez las dejaste en el carro.
b. quizás
Perhaps we'll see each other soon, perhaps we won't.Quizás nos veamos pronto, quizás no.
c. quizá
If we don't want to arrive late, perhaps we should take a taxi.Si no queremos llegar tarde, quizá deberíamos tomar un taxi.
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perhaps
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. quizá, quizás, tal vez
b. talvez
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
perhaps so/notquizá sí/no
perhaps she'll comequizá venga
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perhaps [pəˈhæps]
adverb
quizá(s); tal vez
perhaps he'll come quizá or tal vez venga; a lo mejor viene; "will you be seeing her later?" — "perhaps" —¿la vas a ver después? —a lo mejor or —tal vez or —puede que sí; perhaps not puede que no; perhaps so puede que sí; puede que así sea; quizá sea así; there were perhaps 50 people there habría quizás unas 50 personas allí; puede que hubiese unas 50 personas allí
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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