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    already/have

    i was watching TV and there was an iPhone publicity and the narrator said "[ All those applications ] on the most amazing iPhone yet"
    and i saw on facebook,an american wrote : "can it be thursday already!!"

    I thought that :
    "Already" was used in "normal sentences" and
    "Yet" used in negative sentences and questions...

    Am i wrong?

    Thankssss.

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    #2

    Re: already/have

    Welcome to the forum! I didn't know "Europe" was a country.

    I see nothing wrong with either of the sentences.

    I am not sure why you think "can it be thursday already" isn't a "normal" sentence.

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    #3

    Re: already/have

    Quote Originally Posted by Kco13 View Post
    i was watching TV and there was an iPhone publicity and the narrator said "[ All those applications ] on the most amazing iPhone yet"
    and i saw on facebook,an american wrote : "can it be thursday already!!"

    I thought that :
    "Already" was used in "normal sentences" and
    "Yet" used in negative sentences and questions...

    Am i wrong?

    Thankssss.
    As used in your examples: "Can it be Thursday already?" would mean "has Thursday arrived so soon?" and "yet" means "up to this time".

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    #4

    Re: already/have

    Heyy thanks for the answers :)

    So can i say "i've already had the most amazing iPhone" ? and " Can it be Thursday yet?"
    Last edited by Kco13; 20-Nov-2011 at 06:41.

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    Re: already/have

    Quote Originally Posted by Kco13 View Post
    Heyy thanks for the answers :)

    So can i say "i've already had the most amazing iPhone" ? and " Can it be Thursday yet?"
    In that context "already" would mean that you have had the phone for some time in response to someone inquiring about when you expect to get an iPhone. Your example with "yet" is not a proper use of the word. See my previoius post.

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    #6

    Re: already/have

    Quote Originally Posted by Kco13 View Post
    i was watching TV and there was an iPhone publicity and the narrator said "[ All those applications ] on the most amazing iPhone yet"
    and i saw on facebook,an american wrote : "can it be thursday already!!"

    I thought that :
    "Already" was used in "normal sentences" and
    "Yet" used in negative sentences and questions...

    Am i wrong?

    Thankssss.
    (not a teacher)

    already has nothing to do with yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
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    already has nothing to do with yet.
    What do you base that on?

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