You might (do something), but (sentence)

Use this kind of sentence to give someone a warning:

You might think that it's no big deal to drive home after you've had a drink or two, but it's serious business. You could get arrested, or, even worse, you could get into an accident and someone could get hurt.

When you give someone advice in this way, you sound like you're being wise and careful.

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