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Why the correct answer is may? #1 (permalink) Sun Nov 01, 2009 15:56 pm   Why the correct answer is may?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #73 "Modal Medley", question 6

......... I have your permission to leave the meeting early?

(a) Will
(b) Would
(c) May

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #73 "Modal Medley", answer 6

May I have your permission to leave the meeting early?

Correct answer: (c) May
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Why the correct answer is may?
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Why the correct answer is may? #2 (permalink) Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:09 am   Why the correct answer is may?
 

Only 'may' among these choices is correct as a modal for this request.
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Why the correct answer is may? #3 (permalink) Mon Sep 10, 2012 15:01 pm   Why the correct answer is may?
 

I have no doubt that you are correct in your explanation about the matter, but why I cannot say "would I have your permission to leave the meeting early? My best regards.
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