Example sentences for: perhaps

How can you use “perhaps” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This is the way organism is transcribed in the key; but the text itself shows a full schwa, which indicates that perhaps Wells vacillated on this point himself.

  • This book included, with wonderful drawings, such wildlife as The Untouchable Incumbent, The Viable Alternative, The Running Gamut, The Qualm, The Budgetary Shortfall , and The Gobbledegook . I cannot imagine how they could have missed Swift's Utter Gall, Preemptive Strike , and Sheer Audacity . Perhaps those are so common in Washington as to be overlooked.

  • Clinton also observed that while he'd give anything (!) to go back and undo what he did, "that is simply not possible," perhaps because of technical problems with that CIA time machine because if they could go back and undo stuff, I'll bet they'd save Lincoln or kill Hitler long before they took trips for frivolous reasons, like undoing sexual high jinks.

  • Had Apple allowed Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, perhaps even IBM to build hardware running the Mac OS, it might very well have seen its software become the industry standard.

  • The NYT and WP report that Chinese Embassy officials and visiting military advisers and scholars have hinted that the Chinese government is considering a blockade of some small Taiwan-controlled islands, a small air battle, or perhaps an incursion into Taiwanese waters to punish the nation for its recent talk of independence.

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