Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Possibility"

The meaning of "Possibility" in various phrases and sentences

Q: To be frank, without you, there is a possibility that we can recommend only one to the government, instead of four... ne anlama geliyor?
A: to be frank - ぶっちゃけ言えば、はっきり言うと
without you - 君がいなければ
only one instead of four - 四人ではなく一人だけ
there is a possibility that - 可能性がある

四人ではなく一人だけを政府に推挙出来る可能性がある
(日本語を直して下さい)
Q: There is no, if any, possibility of his going there.
ne anlama geliyor?
A: 원문은 좀 어색하게 들려요.
"if any"들어 있는 문장을 만들게요~

Teacher: Ok everyone, be quiet! If any of you say anything I'll stop the movie and we can study

Students:...

If any of the eggs were cracked 땡땡씨 would have to go back to the store.

땡땡씨 would have to go back to the store if any of the eggs were cracked.

Q: It is to prevent the possibility of permanent anguish that we can be led to shout our eyes to most of what is around us. ne anlama geliyor?
A: I believe they meant “shut your eyes”, not “shout your eyes”.

“We eventually end up shutting our eyes to (ignoring) things happening around us to prevent (avoid, stop from happening) the possibility of getting really hurt.”
Q: it is a definite possibility ne anlama geliyor?
A: Anything is possible, but some possibilities are more likely to happen than others. A “definite possibility” is one that is very likely to happen, has a better than 50:50 chance of happening.

Judging from how dark those clouds are, I’d say rain in the next hour is a definite possibility.

I worked so hard on this report and it looks great. Getting an A on it is a definite possibility.

You insulted her boyfriend? It’s a definite possibility she’ll be waiting for you at the bus stop to beat you up.
Q: 'huge possibilities,as yet, remain tantasingly over the next horizon'. What does this phrase mean?( mainly the last part) ne anlama geliyor?
A: Watch the spelling carefully. It should be "tantalisingly" over the next horizon. "Tantalising" means just out of reach. It comes from the Greek myth about Tantalus, who was punished in the afterlife by having to stand in a pool of water and with bunches of grapes hanging near his mouth. Every time he bent down to drink, the water shrank away and every time he reached for some grapes, they rose out of reach. So if something is tantalising it means that you can nearly do it or reach it, but it remains (for the time being) not quite possible.

Example sentences using "Possibility"

Q: Remote possibility ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: There is not much chance of it happening .
There is a remote possibility I will travel to the moon.
Is there a remote possibility that you have a car?
Everyone who buys a lottery ticket has a remote possibility of winning
You can also use the expression “remote chance” which means about the same.
Q: There are two possibilities. ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: @learning257 Yes! "Options" would also fit in most cases.
There are some cases where "choices" and "options" won't fit; usually when you can't change the outcome.

e.g.
"There is the possibilty of rain tomorrow" "Choices" or "options" don't work because you can't change the weather.
Q: possibility ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The possibilities (복수형) are endless.

There is a strong possibility that I will be rejected.

Have you considered the possibility that you may be wrong?

My first two ideas didn't work, but I thought of a third possibility.
Q: possibility ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: There's a possibility that it will rain this afternoon.
Is there any possibility that you can help me with this?
There is absolutely no possibility that I would ever do something like that.
What is that possibility of you giving me the rest of that sandwich?
Q: possibility ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The word possibility comes from modifying the word possible. They are related.

Eg. There is a possibility of rain ☔ tomorrow.
OR
There is a possibility of winning this game

Synonyms of "Possibility" and their differences

Q: possibility ve ability arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Possibility: how likely something is to occur
ex.: P1: 'Will it rain tomorrow?'
P2: 'It's possible' (Meaning it might rain tomorrow)
Ability: The power or capability to do something
I think ability refers to things which you have control over,things which you actively do,while 'possibility' refers to things which you don't have control over (events,or the rain for example)
Q: possibility for ve possibility of arasındaki fark nedir?
A: There really is no difference, they are used in the exact same context and no additional phrasing has to change in order to substitute one for the other.
Q: possibility ve probability arasındaki fark nedir?
A: I would say possibility is what you have the chance to get from something, and probability is the likeliness or rate at which you have the chance to get something.

So I have a bag of 4 marbles. I There are three colors: blue, red, and white. There are 2 red marbles, 1 blue marble and 1 white marble.

I can POSSIBLY get a blue, red, or white marble. I will PROBABLY get a red marble.
Q: possibility ve chance arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Right. Saying "I have a chance" implies you are hoping the chance is met. For bad things saying 'there is a chance" is best.
Q: possibility ve probability arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Probability" and "possibility" can both mean likelihood and neither is inherently more likely than the other.

People tend to feel that a probability is more likely but of course the probability may be very low (unlikely).

"...in all probability..." does mean it is most likely.

"Possibility" can also mean something is just possible, again the possibility may be remote (unlikely).

Translations of "Possibility"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Hello. I found that when I say "may" it's possibility of 50%. But as for "Might" some say "Might" have slightly higher possibility than "May" (51 - 53% or so). some say lit's much lower possibily than "May" (10-20%) Please share your advise for "Might"?
A: Use “may” when something is more likely to happen.
Use “might” if something is less likely to happen or in a hypothetical situation.
May is more formal than might.
May is used to ask permission in a more formal way than can.(in question)
Might is occasionally used in formal situations
Both may and might are used to express the possibility of some future action; might is more tentative than may.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Currently, I am looking for the possibility of further development within a part-time position.
A: Currently, I am looking for a part-time position with the possibility of further development within it.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? なぜ英語を学んでいるのかの答えを言いたいのですが、「海外の人と会話を楽しみたいのと自分のビジネスチャンスを広げたい」と言いたいです。become I study English to open up possibilities and I want to enjoy talk to other countries people.is it correct??
A: No.

"I study English to open up possibilities and I want to enjoy talk to other countries people." This is wrong.

"I'm studying English to open up business opportunities and to talk with people from different countries."
Correct.

"I want to have conversations with people overseas and broaden my business opportunities."
Correct.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? possibility
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Possibility"

Q: There is a slight possibility being loved by you. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Oh ok then you can say: There is a slight possibility of me loving you.
Q: He made possibility about impossible situation also, he made complete victory. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: I think you mean "He did the impossible and gained complete victory." or you could say, "In an impossible situation, he claimed complete victory." Also, there is an idiom we use "He snatched victory from the jaws of defeat!"
Q: I am not sure if that really happened, but there are no other possibilities. So I just say there is a high possibility that happened. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: If you changed it to "there were" and "there was" it would be:

"I was not sure if that really happened, but there were no other possibilities. So I just say there was a high possibility that happened."

I prefer:

I am not sure if that really happened, but there are no other possibilities. So I just say there is a high possibility that it did.

Q: There might be a possibility of getting in trouble. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "There's a chance [we'll/you'll/etc.] get in trouble." That sounds the most natural to me.
Q: Which has more possibility, possibly or probably?
A: Probably.

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