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אני הולך כבר לישון

 

What is the meaning of the כבר in this sentence? I know כבר normally means already, but I don't quite get the meaning here.

Would someone have other examples of sentences where the כבר is used in this way, and how they are translated?

Thanks so much

For learning: Hebrew
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    שלום לידיה,
    "אני הולך כבר לישון" זה כמו להגיד: אני הולך עכשיו לישון. בעוד זמן מאוד קצר אני מתכוון ללכת לישון.

    מיכל Michal

     

    Hello, כבר there means "already/now/this moment": I will go to bed now. Other examples:

    .זה כבר מאוחר
    .אני מדבר כבר קצת עברית
    ?היא כבר קמה


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