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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘May’. Over 50 Sentences


May — US. [meɪ], UK. [meɪ]

Main meanings:

  1. The fifth month of the year.
  2. An auxiliary verb indicating possibility or permission.
  3. Expressing a wish or hope.


10 simple sentences:

  • May I come in?
  • May I have a seat?
  • She may join us later.
  • May I ask a question?
  • It may rain tomorrow.
  • We may go to the park.
  • May I use your pen?
  • My birthday is in May.
  • May I have some water?
  • May I borrow your book?


The sentences from movies:

I may be rich, but I’m not stupid. – Closer (2004)

May I have your documents? – The Tourist (2010)

Well, my sisters may write to me. – Pride and Prejudice (2005)

It’s 6:42 a. m. on Saturday, May 23. – Cloverfield (2008)

That joy and prosperity may reign forever. – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

May I have your attention? – Final Destination (2000)

May their first child be a masculine child. – The Godfather Part I (1972)

You may need this to cross the river. – Gangs of New York (2002)

May I? – Match Point (2005)

12th May.The Terminator (1984)

They may have been put away. – Minority Report (2002)

May I speak to the General, please? – The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

May the truth be found. – Frozen II (2019)

May I ask you something, Mr. Barnum? – The Greatest Showman (2017)

You may go. – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

There may be a few body fluids. – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Yeah, I may have sent something. – Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Now, may I keep the pen? – Ghost (1990)

Now, you may go home. – The Princess Diaries (2001)

May I try that, sir? – Schindler’s List (1993)

May I help you? – Heat (1995)

They may be listening. – A Beautiful Mind (2001)

May I have this dance? – The Wedding Singer (1998)

May I speak to Mr. Zak? – Asteroid City (2023)

He may be running late. – Deadpool 2 (2018)

I may have been wrong. – American Graffiti (1973)

May I make you an omelet? – Hotel Transylvania (2012)

May God forgive me. – Retribution (2023)

How may we meet your filing needs? – Being John Malkovich (1999)

I mean, may we? – Frozen (2013)

Most people, they say, Please, may I? – The Mauritanian (2021)

Alpha, Bravo Units, target may have a radio. – The Bourne Identity (2002)

It may be, the Scarlet Witch. – Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness (2022)

If I may ask, why were you there? – The Nun (2018)

May I say something, madam? – Grand Hotel (1932)

Now, you may well ask. – Big Fish (2003)

This may take a while. – Despicable Me 2 (2013)

May I help? – Legends of the Fall (1994)

She may have a head injury. – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Very well, you may proceed. – Selma (2014)

May you both be successful. – Hunger (2023)

It may have been the leather pants. – American Sniper (2014)

May we visit the desert now? – Them! (1954)

It may not come back on. – Jurassic Park (1993)

She may be the key to Triton’s undoing. – The Little Mermaid (1989)

Thursday, as you may remember, is my birthday. – The Nice Guys (2016)

You may give it to me. – WALL-E (2008)

You may be seated. – Boyhood (2014)

May I ask you a question? – Twins (1988)

May almighty God show you mercy. – The Pope’s Exorcist (2023)

We may not have audio. – Bruce Almighty (2003)

May he win? – Ferrari (2023)

May I call you James? – 12 Monkeys (1995)