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    I know this is correct "Did you have your lunch yet"?
    Then I wonder why this is wrong, "Did your teacher come yet?"

    Could you tell me please?

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    Default Re: Did your teacher come yet

    Both are equally the same--in spoken North American English. The main verb only makes them seem different.

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    1. Did you have lunch yet? <main verb>

    2. Did your teacher come yet? <main verb>
    Adverbial yet co-occurs with HAVE, specifically, perfect HAVE -ed/-en, which makes the first example appear comparatively more acceptable than the second example--but it's not. The first one seems more acceptable because it houses a verb that looks like a perfect verb form.

    In short, 1. houses what looks like a perfect verb form, have, and so makes it appear more acceptable than 2., which houses a non-HAVE verb, come.

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    Thank you friend. Really it is a great help.

    Now I want to ask you that do you mean adverb "yet" could be used in perfect tenses, like the followings :
    (1) Have you completed the work yet?
    (2) Have you had your lunch yet?
    (3) Has your teacher come yet?

    For a side note : Could you tell me why you removed "your" in my original sentence "Did you have your lunch"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    Now I want to ask you that do you mean adverb "yet" could be used in perfect tenses, like the followings
    (1) Have you completed the work yet?
    (2) Have you had your lunch yet?
    (3) Has your teacher come yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary
    For a side note : Could you tell me why you removed "your" in my original sentence "Did you have your lunch"?
    Not purposely. Your lunch is the same as lunch--unless; e.g., Did you eat your lunch or John's lunch?

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