How do you use yet not yet?
Please log in or register to add a comment. Not yet: We use this expression to say or mention that we have not finished an action yet. ”Have you finished reading your book?” ”Not yet (You are still reading it). Yet: We use this word in negative and interrogative sentences and we place it at the end.
Are yet to receive or have yet to receive?
In ordinary speech we’d more likely say ‘have not yet received’. The expression ‘are yet to receive’ is characteristic of business letters. But in a business letter, the two sound equally good.
How do you use yet in a sentence?
Yet sentence example
- It was early, yet we were all ready for bed after our long hike.
- He would often say the exact opposite of what he had said on a previous occasion, yet both would be right.
- Why, I have not yet had time to settle down!
- I haven’t seen that movie yet , so don’t tell me how it ends!
What is the difference between not yet and yet not?
“Not yet” is the correct answer because “yet” is a negative word which denotes something that will not happen and is hence used at the end of a phrase or sentence. “Yet not” is wrong grammar.
Which is correct not yet received or not yet receive?
Both of these phrases are correct; “I did not receive” is in the past tense, while “I have not received” is in the present perfect. The past tense makes something sound like it happened farther in the past than the present perfect.
Which is correct grammar?
“which,” there’s a really easy way to tell if you should be using one or the other. It doesn’t work 100% of the time, but it will help with many situations. If you think it might be “which,” try adding the words “of your” or “of” and another pronoun right after it. If that works, “which” is the correct choice.
Which tense is used with yet?
the present perfect
Yet used with the present perfect means ‘at any time up to now’. We use it to emphasise that we expect something to happen soon. Yet (in this context) is only used in negative sentences and questions.
What is yet and example?
Yet means at this time, up to now or at a future time. An example of yet is someone not getting to take a walk before dark, such as “It is dark but he has not taken his walk yet.” An example of yet is someone possibly getting to take a walk after dark, such as “He might yet get to take his walk after dark.”