Today, we will talk about an important rule in the English language grammar which is..
The similarities and differences among Just, yet, still, already
Let’s start with the common things among these 4 Words
These words are used with the present perfect tense although yet, still and already can be used with the other tenses. 😀
Now, let’s move on to another point and it is the differences among these 4 keywords ^_^
The differences among them are both the Usage and the Meaning
a short time ago
It is usually used only with the present perfect tense between “have” and the past participle.
– I have just seen Sara coming out of the Museum.
– Have you just taken my book, Mark? I can’t find it anywhere! 🙁
Something hasn’t finished.
Talking about something that hasn’t finished yet
– I’ve been waiting for an hour and my friend still hasn’t come.
– Are you still working in the School?
at any time up to now
talking about something which is expected to happen.
It is used in the cases of questions and negatives.
usually comes at the end of the sentence.
– Have you finished your homework yet? 😀
– I haven’t finished reading the novel yet.
It is used to say that something has happened earlier than it should be.
– I have already spent my salary and it’s 3 weeks before pay day.
– The bus has already left! What are you going to do?
Now, Let’s Practise ^_^ Share your Results:
Paul has _____ called. Can you ring him back please?
I have _____ got all those letters you sent me.
You promised to give me that report yesterday and you _____ haven’t finished it.
I haven't finished my homework ______.
Is the pizza cooked ______ ?
The train has _____ left! What am I going to do?
I haven't found a flat_____
I'm feeling lazy. I'm ______ in bed.
Mark has ______ turned 30 years old. His birthday was yesterday!
It's old but it ______ works well.
Share your Results: