How to Use Already, Still, Yet in English

English Using Already, Still and Yet, Definitions and Example Sentences;

How to Use Already, Still, Yet in English


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ALREADY

Already means that something happened earlier than we expected. With Present Perfect Tense already usually goes after have or has and before the main verb.

Examples;

  • He has already done the shopping , he is watching T.V now.
  • Have you already taken the money?
  • I’ve already seen that film. I don’t want to see it again.

 

STILL

Still means that something is ongoing, hasn’t finished particularly when it was expected to finish earlier.

Examples;

  • Is your father still at the same company?
  • The baby is still crying.
  • I am still doing my work.
  • Are you still playing the basketball?

 


YET

Yet means that something that we expected has happened or hasn’t happened. We usually put it at the end of a sentence.

Examples;

  • She won’t have sent the email yet.
  • Samuel has bought a new dress but he hasn’t worn it yet.
  • He hasn’t watered the flowers yet.