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    Default "I have not eaten it yet" and "I have not yet eaten it" Are the sentences OK?

    A. I have not eaten it yet.
    B. I have not yet eaten it.

    1.Are these sentences grammatically correct?
    2. Which sentence is "real talk" English.

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    Default Re: "I have not eaten it yet" and "I have not yet eaten it" Are the sentences OK?

    Quote Originally Posted by Suthipong View Post
    A. I have not eaten it yet.
    B. I have not yet eaten it.

    1.Are these sentences grammatically correct? Yes, IMO.
    2. Which sentence is "real talk" English? #1 is more natural, IMO.
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    Default Re: "I have not eaten it yet" and "I have not yet eaten it" Are the sentences OK?

    It would be even more natural with the contraction: I haven't eaten it yet.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: "I have not eaten it yet" and "I have not yet eaten it" Are the sentences OK?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It would be even more natural with the contraction: I haven't eaten it yet.
    Well, yes of course!
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    Default Re: "I have not eaten it yet" and "I have not yet eaten it" Are the sentences OK?

    And of course, context! If you want to stress the 'yet', to indicate that you're going to some time, you'll probably use the version with 'yet' at the end - this isn't a hard-and-fast rule, but I think this sort of consideration affects our choice of where to put the 'yet'.

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