The Difference Between Maybe and Perhaps
by Jose Carlos
What is the difference between "maybe" and "perhaps". Also, between "city" and "town".
Maybe and perhaps mean the same thing.
You can use them interchangeably. The only difference is that "perhaps" is used more often in England and it is also considered a little bit more formal than “maybe”.
Don't worry too much about it though because they can be used in any situation interchangeably.
In terms of "city" versus "town", you can use city more freely than town. A town is a less important smaller city. You could say that London, Madrid and Liverpool are all cities.
Personally, I don't use “town”. City works perfectly and if it is anything significantly smaller than a city I would call it a “village”. For example, 100 people living in an area, it is most likely a village.
I hope that helps Jose Carlos.
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