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yet

US [jet]
UK [jet]
  • conj.然而;但是
  • adv.还;现在;迄今为止;用于否定句和疑问句
  • Web仍然;尚;已经
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adv.
1.
(用于否定句和疑问句,谈论尚未发生但可能发生的事)used in negative sentences and questions to talk about sth that has not happened but that you expect to happen
I haven't received a letter from him yet.
我还没有收到他的信呢。
I didn't receive a letter from him yet.
我还没有收到过他的信。
‘Are you ready?’ ‘No, not yet.’
“你准备好了吗?”“还没有。”
We have yet to decide what action to take(= We have not decided what action to take) .
我们尚未决定采取何种行动。
2.
现在;即刻;马上now; as soon as this
Don't go yet.
先别走。
We don't need to start yet.
我们不必马上开始。
3.
从现在起直至某一时间;还from now until the period of time mentioned has passed
He'll be busy for ages yet.
他还要忙很长一段时间。
They won't arrive for at least two hours yet.
他们至少要过两个小时才能到。
4.
could, might, may, etc. do sth ~
(表示将来可能发生,尽管现在似乎没有可能)早晚,总有一天used to say that sth could, might, etc. happen in the future, even though it seems unlikely
We may win yet.
我们迟早会赢的。
She could yet surprise us all.
总有一天,她会让我们都大吃一惊。
5.
the best, longest, etc. sth ~ (done)
迄今为止,到当时为止(最好或最长等的)the best, longest, etc. thing of its kind made, produced, written, etc. until now/then
the most comprehensive study yet of his music
迄今为止对他的音乐最为全面的研究
It was the highest building yet constructed.
这是到当时为止所建的最高的建筑物。
6.
~ another/more.~ again
(强调次数或数量的增加)used to emphasize an increase in number or amount or the number of times sth happens
snow, snow and yet more snow
下雪,下雪,还要下雪
yet another diet book
又是一本关于节食的书
Prices were cut yet again(= once more, after many other times) .
物价再一次降低。
7.
~ worse, more importantly, etc.
(强调程度的增加)更used to emphasize an increase in the degree of sth (= how bad, important, etc. it is)
a recent and yet more improbable theory
一个新近提出的但更加不切实际的理论
IDM
an as yet unpublished report
一篇尚未发表的报告
As yet little was known of the causes of the disease.
当时人们对这种疾病的起因几乎一无所知。
as yet
直到现在;直至过去某时until now or until a particular time in the past
an as yet unpublished report
一篇尚未发表的报告
As yet little was known of the causes of the disease.
当时人们对这种疾病的起因几乎一无所知。
conj.
1.
但是;然而despite what has just been said
It's a small car, yet it's surprisingly spacious.
这辆汽车不大,然而却出奇地宽敞。
He has a good job, and yet he never seems to have any money.
他有份好工作,然而他却好像总也没有钱。

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