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    AirbusA321 is offline Banned
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    still or yet

    Which version is better?

    Q.: Your Italian has improved a lot since we met for the last time.
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    1 No, not really. I still know only a few words.
    2 No, not really. I don't know more than a few words yet.

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    Re: still or yet

    You don't need "the" in the first sentence or "yet" in the last sentence.

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    Re: still or yet

    I would use "since we last met" in #1.

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    Re: still or yet

    I used "yet" in number 2 to emphasize that the speaker is planning to make progress in the future. "I don't know more than a few words yet but I hope to be much better by next year." Would that be wrong?

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    Re: still or yet

    Quote Originally Posted by AirbusA321 View Post
    I used "yet" in number 2 to emphasize that the speaker is planning to make progress in the future. "I don't know more than a few words yet but I hope to be much better by next year." Would that be wrong?
    No, it would be correct and natural.
    I am not a teacher.

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