Examples of perhaps in a Sentence
perhaps we will not have to take this exam, but I doubt it
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The sinister figures of the Klan are visible in the background, behind the hospital beds – a reminder, perhaps, that racial progress can always slide backwards.
Costlier, perhaps, was the loss in field position as Louisiana Tech made quick work with a short field.
But Netflix is plowing ahead anyway, and this series is, perhaps, the character’s best shot at on-screen fame.
The Tigers played arguably their best game of the season while the Hurricanes played perhaps their worst.
Sure, there have been a few feature updates with each new numeric increment, perhaps some slightly more up-to-date GNOME and GTK components under the hood.
There's perhaps some irony in the fact that a Japanese player has issued such an eloquent call for unity.
This year, perhaps more than ever before, much attention has been given to the Tlingit memory that the Russians never formally acquitted the Tlingit property right, and thus the U.S. had no right to purchase what Russia did not own.
In Cincinnati, the idea of a hot dog being a sandwich is perhaps a bit harder to chew on, given the amount of real estate the cheese coney (which is undisputed as a hot dog) occupies on our menus.
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Origin and Etymology of perhaps
First Known Use: circa 1520See Words from the same year
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