idea: something has happened or begun in the past, often unexpected type of sentence: positive statements sometimes in questionsmost common position: midsentence idea: something hasn't happened, but you expect it to happen in the future type of sentence: negative statements questions most common position: end of sentence idea:something began in the past and is still continuing now type of sentence: positive and negative statements questions most common position: midsentence idea: something that was true in the past, butisn't true now type of sentence: negative statements sometimes in questions most common position: end of sentence
He's already finished his paper. They're already waiting for you in theliving room.
The mail usually arrives at noon, but it's 2pm and it hasn't arrived yet. I wonder when it will get here? Has John finished his test yet?
The mail still hasn't come.John is still taking his test.
John and Mary lived in Florida for ten years, but they don't live there anymore. They moved to Charlotte last year.
Exercises. Using the given informationat the beginning, choose either already, yet, still or anymore (whichever fits) and rewrite the sentence in italics. Do not rewrite the first sentence (the one that is in regular type), only thesentence in italics. Do not change the grammar of the sentence. You only need to give one correct answer for each sentence, but if there are two sentences in italics, you need to give an answer for eachsentence. Example a. I finished my homework at 2:00pm. In other words, I have finished my homework. Correct answer: In other words, I have already finished my homework. Example b. I ate the candy barearlier today. In other words, I don't have the candy bar. I have eaten it. Correct answer: In other words, I don't have the candy bar anymore. I have already eaten it.
Exercise using ALREADY,...