Can I vs May I?

Can I vs May I?

But the 'permission' use of can is not in fact incorrect in standard English. The only difference between the two verbs is that one is more polite than the other. In informal contexts it's perfectly acceptable to use can; in formal situations it would be better to use may.

Can you please bring?

If taken literally, "Can you" is equivalent to asking the person if they're capable of doing something. "Could you", on the other hand, implies that the action can be completed under some circumstances by the person. The usage of can you is idiomatic, and hence, is more popular used phrase of the two.

What is the difference between carry and bring?

"Carry" means to move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hand or on one's body. Use "carry" when the person making the request is NOT at the destination.

When to use come and go?

We use come to describe movement between the speaker and listener, and movement from another place to the place where the speaker or listener is. We usually use go to talk about movement from where the speaker or listener is to another place.

WHEN TO USE whose vs Who’s?

What do who's and whose mean? Whose is the possessive form of the pronoun who, while who's is a contraction of the words who is or who has. However, many people still find whose and who's particularly confusing because, in English, an apostrophe followed by an s usually indicates the possessive form of a word.