Taking permission

Taking permission .

Informal .

  • Can I use this pen?
  • Can I take this chair?
  • Do you mind if I turn the music off?
  • Is it ok if I open the windows?

Formal .

  • May I borrow this pen for some time?
  • May I use these papers?
  • Would you mind if I reduce the volume?
  • May I be excused for a moment?