There are 2 translations of might in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /maɪt/

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  • 2 2.1 (asking permission) (esp BrE) podría ( or podríamos etc) might I leave a little early today? ¿sería posible que hoy me fuera un poco antes?, ¿podría irme un poco antes hoy? might I make a suggestion? si se me permite (hacer) una sugerencia …, ¿podría hacer una sugerencia? who's going to pay, might I ask? ¿quién va a pagar, si se me permite la pregunta or si se puede saber? 2.2 (in suggestions, expressing annoyance, regret) forms of poder* you might at least listen al menos podrías or podías escuchar I might have known she'd mess it up debería haber sabido or me podría or me podía haber imaginado que lo echaría a perder
  • 3 3.1 (indicating possibility) La posibilidad que indica might es más remota que la que expresan may o could she might be at home pudiera ser que estuviera en casa somebody might have picked it up by mistake pudiera ser que alguien se lo hubiera llevado por equivocación, a lo mejor alguien se lo llevó por equivocación what would you do with the money? — I don't know, I might even give it all to charity ¿qué harías con el dinero? — no sé, quizás hasta lo donaba todo a obras de beneficencia it might (well) have been disastrous if the police hadn't arrived podría haber sido catastrófico si no hubiera llegado la policía a dress such as Queen Victoria might have worn un vestido como el que podría or podía haber llevado la reina Victoria as you might imagine como te podrás imaginar mightn't his friends know where he is? — they might (BrE) ¿no sabrán sus amigos dónde está? — pudiera or podría ser que sí 3.2 (in generalizations) whatever the problem might be, we'll do our best to help sea cual fuere el problema, haremos todo lo posible por ayudar
  • 4 (indicating sth is natural) he rang to apologize — and o as well he might! llamó para pedir perdón — ¡era lo menos que podía hacer!
  • 5 5.1 (conceding) the house might not be big, but … la casa no será grande pero …, puede ser que la casa no sea grande, pero … 5.2 (asking for information) [formal] who might that gentleman be? ¿quién es ese caballero?
  • 6 6.1 (indicating purpose) he died that others might live [literario/literary] murió para que otros vivieran 6.2 (in wishes) [literario/literary] let us pray, that our voices might be heard oremos para que se escuchen nuestros ruegos

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of might in Spanish:

might2

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  • poder (m), poderío (m) to push with all one's might empujar con todas sus ( or mis etc) fuerzas to struggle with might and main luchar con todas sus ( or mis etc) fuerzas

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Word of the day anteojeras
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blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.