How do you use yet still?

December 8, 2020 Off By idswater

How do you use yet still?

Note that still generally comes before the verb, while yet is usually placed at the end of the sentence.

How do you use yet in a sentence?

Yet sentence example

  1. It was early, yet we were all ready for bed after our long hike.
  2. He would often say the exact opposite of what he had said on a previous occasion, yet both would be right.
  3. Why, I have not yet had time to settle down!
  4. I haven’t seen that movie yet , so don’t tell me how it ends!

Can I use yet and still in a sentence?

Both yet and still can be used in negative statements to talk about something that wasn’t true in the past and continues not to be true in the present. This is where yet and still converge. For example, the two sentences in each pair below, one with yet and one with still, mean nearly the same thing.

Is it correct to say yet still?

Still talks about something which began in the past and it persists even now, as it is not completed or finished yet. On the other hand, yet refers to something which a person is longing for or expecting to start, complete or happen by a certain time, but it does not happen, started or completed until now.

Is it correct to say but yet?

Use either but or yet when conveying two ideas that are in contrast to each other in order to separate them. His family lives in Tampa, but he lives in Iowa or His family lives in Tampa, yet he lives in Iowa. Do NOT say His family lives in Tampa, but yet he lives in Iowa. That is a redundancy.

How do you use yet and already?

We can use both in questions, but the meaning is a bit different. YET simply asks if something has happened or we still have to wait. ALREADY knows that something has happened, it simply expresses surprise because it happened sooner than expected.

What is the difference between yet still and already?

Already is placed after the verb to be and before the adjective like still: Fifteen minutes after the play had started we were already bored. They knew that they were already late for the meeting. Yet is used in a negative sentence or in a question.

What is difference between now and yet?

As conjunctions the difference between yet and now is that yet is nevertheless; however; but; despite that while now is since something is true : because of the fact that something happened.

What can I say instead of yet?

What is another word for and yet?

however nevertheless
nonetheless yet
although anyway
notwithstanding still
that said though

What do you mean by yet?

2a(1) : up to now : so far hasn’t done much yet —often used to imply the negative of a following infinitive have yet to win a game. (2) : at this or that time : so soon as now not time to go yet. b : continuously up to the present or a specified time : still is yet a new country.

What is the difference between yet and already?

Already refers to things which have happened or which people think may have happened. Yet refers to things which have not happened or which people think may not have happened.