I'm going to do it...just yet

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Michael is a student at seminary school. He gives Father Matthew his resignation letter.

Matthew: If a seminarian doesn't complete his vows, then under Article 15...the Church has the right to convert the scholarship to a student loan. That's over 100 grand of education you'd owe us.
Michael: Why would you do that?
Matthew: Oh, no, no, no. I'm not saying I'm going to do it...just yet.

Is "Just yet" really needed?
Source: The Rite (2011)
 
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Definitely. It makes it clear that unless Michael changes his mind there's a very real possibility that Fr Matthew will do it.
 

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Michael is a student at seminary school. He gave Father Matthew his resignation letter (missing punctuation mark)

Matthew: If a seminarian doesn't complete his vows, then under Article 15...the Church has the right to convert the scholarship to a student loan. That's over 100 grand of education you'd owe us.
Michael: Why would you do that?
Matthew: Oh, no, no, no. I'm not saying I'm going to do it...just yet.

Is "Just yet" really needed?
Source: The Rite (2011)

I have marked some words/letters in red and bold. Can you see why?
 

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I have marked some words/letters in red and bold. Can you see why?

You can blame me for the present tense. I've told Kingston several times that it's customary (at least in the US) to use the present tense when summarizing fictional plots. So he did.

I'd probably use "has given," but "gives" makes sense.
 
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