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  1. Unregistered

    a simple question

    Hi everyone,
    I just encounter one question. Today I´ve be asked" have u talked with XX?" and I replied as "not yet". then the man complained my english. So my question is what´s "not yet" exactly mean?
    Much thx!

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    Re: a simple question

    Hello Unreg,

    If this was your conversation:

    A: "Have you talked with Mr X?"
    B: "Not yet."

    then your "Not yet" was fine. It meant "I have not yet talked with Mr X".

    Best wishes,

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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