Asked • 06/02/19

Can I vs "May I"?

You may have heard the argument "it's not **can** I go to the bathroom, it's **may** I." If this is true, then any question such as *"can you get me a glass of water?"* could have the same argument applied to it. It's understood what is meant, but what is the grammatically correct way to phrase the question?

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Elaine B. answered • 06/02/19

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