English Difference Between Already and Yet

English Difference Between Already and Yet





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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

  • Michael has bought a new dress but she hasn’t worn it yet.
  • He hasn’t watered the flowers yet.
  • It hasn’t been decided yet.
  • We haven’t been able to solve the problem yet.
  • She won’t have sent the email yet.
  • It hasn’t been decided yet.
  • You may not have noticed yet.
  • Have you met your new neighbours yet?




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

  • I’ve already seen that film. I don’t want to see it again.
  • Arriving at the bus station, I found the bus had already left.
  • Have you already taken the money?
  • He has already done the shopping , he is watching T.V now.
  • Mark has already here, but John hasn’t come yet.
  • She has finished the test already.

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