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Difference between yet and already? Why is "yet" not appropriate here?



 
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Difference between yet and already? Why is "yet" not appropriate here? #1 (permalink) Sun Feb 07, 2010 14:53 pm   Difference between yet and already? Why is "yet" not appropriate here?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #789 "Grammar Crunch (5)", question 9

She has ......... completed her homework assignments.

(a) after
(b) yet
(c) already
(d) soon

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #789 "Grammar Crunch (5)", answer 9

She has already completed her homework assignments.

Correct answer: (c) already

Your answer was: incorrect
She has yet completed her homework assignments.
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can any one please explain me the different usage between "yet" and "already"? and why is "yet" not appropriate here?

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Difference between yet and already? Why is "yet" not appropriate here? #2 (permalink) Mon Feb 08, 2010 14:15 pm   Difference between yet and already? Why is "yet" not appropriate here?
 

In such constructions, 'yet' is used in negative and interrogative expressions, while 'already' is normally used in affirmative expressions (as here).
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