yet vs already

‘Yet’ vs ‘already’. Learn when to use yet and when to use already. Get to know the rules and practise with online exercises.

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‘yet’ vs ‘already’


it is used in positive/affirmative sentences

She has already done he homework.

They have already cleaned the house.


it is used in negative sentences and questions

Has he finished his lessons yet?

Has she called him yet?

They haven’t gone on holidays yet.

She hasn’t written the letter yet.


Take note of the position of the adverbs in a sentence.

“Already” is placed before the main verb and “yet” is placed at the end of a sentence

Exercise 1. Make sentences using the “to do list” – use yet or already.

To do list:

Call Sally v
Respond to GMN enterprise
Check e-mails v
Order office materials
Fix a meeting with Sam v
Pay for insurance

Exercise 2. Make 6 sentences using already or yet. Think about your day and things you’ve already done or havent’t done yet. Post a comment.

np. I have already walked the dog.

I haven’t cooked dinner yet.

Practise online:

Learn the material from the lesson and then check yourself by doing online exercises.

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