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  1. Armand
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    Question yet,,,....

    Our holiday isn't for weeks yet.

    what is the meaning of "yet" in the sentence above? I am not an English native, I wonder its sense in this context.

    Good day.

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    Re: yet,,,....

    Quote Originally Posted by Armand View Post
    Our holiday isn't for weeks yet.

    what is the meaning of "yet" in the sentence above? I am not an English native, I wonder its sense in this context.

    Good day.
    Where did find this sentence?
    One interpretation could be that the speakers expect to spend more than one week on holidays, so it isn't for weeks yet, but will be in the future.
    More context would help.

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    Re: yet,,,....

    Quote Originally Posted by Armand View Post
    Our holiday isn't for weeks yet.

    what is the meaning of "yet" in the sentence above? I am not an English native, I wonder its sense in this context.

    Good day.
    It means: Our holidays haven't started yet; they don't start for another few weeks.
    It doesn't sound like a very logical way to say it, but that's what it means.

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    Re: yet,,,....

    Adding a vote to Ray's explanation. They are still a few weeks away.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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