[Vocabulary] So Far / Yet

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emsr2d2

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"So Far" or "Yet" ?

You haven't given us much to go on! Can you post a couple of sentences where you would like to know which to use, or if they are interchangeable?
 

sh.hazeri

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You haven't given us much to go on! Can you post a couple of sentences where you would like to know which to use, or if they are interchangeable?

.... Since I have not heard back from him so far .....
.... Since I have not heard back from him yet .....

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.... as yet we have recieved 25 complaints .....
.... so far we have recieved 25 complaints .....
 

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.... Since I have not heard back from him so far ..... Yes
.... Since I have not heard back from him yet ..... Yes, though this is better

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.... as yet we have received 25 complaints ..... No. As yet at the beginning of a sentence is normally followed by a negative - "As yet, I haven't spent any money, but I will later.
.... so far, we have received 25 complaints ..... Yes

See above. With your first example, I assume the full sentence would be something like:

Since I haven't heard back from him yet, I'm going to have to email him again!
 

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Use "so far" for positive statements.
I have watched all five episodes so far.
My friend has had 3 cars so far.

Use "yet" for negative statements.
I have not watched all five episodes yet.
My friend has not called me yet.
We have not tested your program yet.

Cheers!
 
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