I think,saying 'what may it be' is correct in the sense of something that i did not see before,it is new to me and on my hand.and i am saying this sentence "what may it be"/"what may be it".which one is correct? i dont know the structure.please tell me the structure.N.B it is necessary for my exam.
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As standalone questions, “What may be it?” is incorrect or a fragment, while “What may it be?” is grammatical but unnatural in English, where one would instead say “What is it?” or “What can it be?”.
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