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    just already yet

    Hi,

    Can we use 'just, already and yet' with continuous tenses or present/ past perfect continuous tenses?

    Thanks.

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    Re: just already yet

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    Hi,

    Can we use 'just, already and yet' with continuous tenses or present/ past perfect continuous tenses?

    Thanks.
    What do you think?

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    Re: just already yet

    1)I have already been doing my homework.

    2)I am already doing my homework.

    3)When you called me, I was already doing my homework.

    4)When you called me, I was doing my homework yet.

    5)I am doing my homework yet.

    I have just been able to construct these sentences, and I can say that using 'yet and already' with continuous is OK, but I couldn't figure out with 'just' with any continuous tense.
    Last edited by aysaa; 25-Dec-2012 at 19:07.

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    Re: just already yet

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    1)I have already been doing my homework.

    2)I am already doing my homework.

    3)When you called me, I was already doing my homework.

    4)When you called me, I was doing my homework yet.

    5)I am doing my homework yet.

    I have just been able to construct these sentences, and I can say that using 'yet and already' with continuous is OK, but I couldn't figure out with 'just' with any continuous tense.
    and 3 are OK, the rest are not. Try again.

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    Re: just already yet

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    and 3 are OK, the rest are not. Try again.
    I can't see the number(s) before 'and', do you mean sentence 1, 2 and 3 are OK?

    I can't figure out any longer, please help me.

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    Re: just already yet

    [I am not a teacher]

    Sentences 2 and 3 are OK, the rest are not.

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    Re: just already yet

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    I can't see the number(s) before 'and', do you mean sentence 1, 2 and 3 are OK?

    I can't figure out any longer, please help me.
    Sorry, I meant to write 2 and 3.

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    Re: just already yet

    Oprah reflects on her battle to turn OWN into a success | Mail Online

    I have found an example used 'yet' with continuous tense.

    'I'm not doing the hula yet': Oprah reflects on her battle to turn OWN into a success.

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    Re: just already yet

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    Oprah reflects on her battle to turn OWN into a success | Mail Online

    I have found an example used 'yet' with continuous tense.

    'I'm not doing the hula yet': Oprah reflects on her battle to turn OWN into a success.
    Can you see the difference between that example and your two with "yet"?

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    Re: just already yet

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