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Engelsk biord: yet

1. yet up to the present time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI have yet to see the results.
Details are yet to be worked out.

2. yet used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSo far he hasn't called.
The sun isn't up yet.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)as yet, heretofore, hitherto, so far, thus far, til now, until now, up to now

3. yet to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLooked sick and felt even worse.
An even (or still) more interesting problem.
Still another problem must be solved.
A yet sadder tale.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)even, still

4. yet within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe longed for the flowers that were yet to show themselves.
Sooner or later you will have to face the facts.
In time they came to accept the harsh reality.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)in time

5. yet used after a superlative

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis is the best so far.
The largest drug bust yet.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)so far

6. yet despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAlthough I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it.
While we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed.
He was a stern yet fair master.
Granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)all the same, even so, however, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, still, withal

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