View Poll Results: I have ____ to do it.

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    Which is correct?

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    Default Re: Already/Yet

    Highlight here for the answer : I have yet to do it.

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    Of course, 'yet' is correct, because you haven't done it.

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    However, many get the answer wrong because of the unusual position in the sentence and the use of the infinitve. Glad you weren't fooled.

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    Glad I didn't fall into your trap.

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    Nearly half did. That's why examiners use it time and time again.

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    Please show me which one correct?

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    Default Re: Already/Yet

    Chamroeun, if you look at the second post, it will tell you that 'yet' is correct. It's a trick question that is used in exams:

    I have already done it.

    I haven't done it yet.
    I have yet to do it.
    (These two sentences mean the same)

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    Default Re: Already/Yet

    Well

    it's the first think that i learnt it here


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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Chamroeun, if you look at the second post, it will tell you that 'yet' is correct. It's a trick question that is used in exams:
    I have already done it.
    I haven't done it yet.
    I have yet to do it.
    (These two sentences mean the same)
    Hey, I'm still confuse. Did you mean "alreafy" cannot followed by "to" ? So it's better to use "yet" ??

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