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German - English (British) translations for "vielleicht"

"vielleicht" German translation





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Meaning: maybe

Vielleicht gehe ich morgen ins Kino.

Maybe I'll go to the cinema tomorrow.

Meaning: perhaps

Vielleicht hast du recht.

Perhaps you are right.

Meaning: possibly

Vielleicht kommt er später.

He might come later.

Meaning: probably

Vielleicht gewinnt sie das Rennen.

She probably wins the race.

Meaning: potentially

Vielleicht kann ich dir helfen.

I might be able to help you.


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A1: Vielleicht gehe ich morgen ins Kino.

A1: Maybe I will go to the cinema tomorrow.

A1: Vielleicht trinke ich einen Kaffee.

A1: Maybe I will have a coffee.

A1: Vielleicht regnet es heute.

A1: Maybe it will rain today.

B1: Ich habe vielleicht vergessen, das Licht auszumachen.

B1: Maybe I forgot to turn off the light.

B1: Vielleicht werde ich später vorbeikommen.

B1: Maybe I will come by later.

B1: Er hat vielleicht schon gegessen.

B1: Maybe he has already eaten.

C1: Vielleicht hätte ich früher aufhören sollen zu rauchen.

C1: Maybe I should have quit smoking earlier.

C1: Sie wird vielleicht nächstes Jahr nach Australien reisen.

C1: She might travel to Australia next year.

C1: Vielleicht wäre es besser gewesen, wenn wir uns nicht getroffen hätten.

C1: Maybe it would have been better if we hadn't met.

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The German adverb 'vielleicht' translates to 'perhaps' in English. It is used to express uncertainty or possibility.

'Vielleicht' is a versatile word that can be used in various contexts. For example, it can be used to indicate doubt or hesitation in making a decision: 'Ich gehe vielleicht ins Kino' (I might go to the cinema). It can also be used to suggest a possibility or likelihood: 'Vielleicht regnet es morgen' (Perhaps it will rain tomorrow). Additionally, 'vielleicht' can be used to soften statements or make them less definitive: 'Vielleicht hast du Recht' (Maybe you are right).

When using 'vielleicht', it is important to note that it is an adverb and should be placed before the verb in a sentence. It can also be combined with other words to convey different shades of meaning, such as 'vielleicht doch' (maybe after all) or 'vielleicht mal' (maybe sometime). Overall, 'vielleicht' is a useful word for expressing uncertainty or possibility in German.

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