Does perhaps mean yes or no?

Does perhaps mean yes or no?

Perhaps means about the same thing as maybe: things that perhaps could happen might happen, or they might not. When someone asks if you want to do something and you say “Perhaps” — you haven’t committed. It’s another way of saying “I don’t know” or “It’s possible.

Is perhaps a question?

1. In formal writing*, a question mark is not required for sentences that begin with ‘perhaps’ or ‘maybe’ as these types of sentences are declarative statements. Perhaps it’s best if you drive. Maybe it wasn’t a good idea to eat a whole packet of Tim Tams in one day.

Does perhaps need a comma?

With a comma, perhaps would modify the entire sentence and change the meaning. This is called a disjunct or sentence adverb. The word perhaps is never followed by a comma, except in the rare case that it should follow a parenthetical element.

Where is perhaps used?

Perhaps can be used when you are making a suggestion/polite request or giving advice. She doesn’t look well – perhaps she should see a doctor.

What is perhaps in grammar?

from English Grammar Today. Maybe and perhaps are adverbs that mean the same thing. We use them when we think something is possible, but we are not certain.

How do you end a sentence with perhaps?

I think if perhaps is used as a sentence modifier, and at the end of the sentence, I see comma there. Collins Dictionary quotes it with an example: “he’ll arrive tomorrow, perhaps” -with a comma. But then, if you are not sure about the options separated by ‘or’, I see there’s no comma.