Overheard on TV:
"It could potentially be very dangerous."
Do you think that maybe it might possibly perhaps be dangerous? Could it?
When you want to say that something might happen, you need only one of the following phrases per sentence:
Otherwise, you might perhaps possibly be repeating yourself.
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