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    #1

    what's going on

    1 I could not find (or figure) out so far/by now what's going on.

    2 I have not yet been able to find out what's going on.

    3 I did not yet manage to find out what's going on.

    Please check if they're all natural.
    Would it be better to place "yet"/"so far"/"by now" at the beginning or end of the sentences?

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    #2

    Re: what's going on

    Use the second one. (The word yet" is not needed there, but it's not wrong.)

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    #3

    Re: what's going on

    Would this one also be correct?

    I have not yet gained an overview of the situation.

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    #4

    Re: what's going on

    Yes.

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    #5

    Re: what's going on

    As long as you want to sound like a rather old-fashioned bureaucrat.

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