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We've already gone through this topic", does it make sense in class? I wonder if these sentences are right in a class scenario This goes as a reminder, since we've already gone through/ over this topic before. Can I replace ' already ' by any other words? Thanks
Oct 9, 2018 1:17 PM
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In this sentence, you can remove "already" and the sentence will mean the same thing. The word "before" serves to show that the content has already been gone over. Americans would say "This serves as a reminder, since we've gone over this topic before."
October 9, 2018
Hi Emarbe; "Since we have previously covered this topic" However, there is nothing wrong with the word "already". I hope this helps, Stephen
October 9, 2018
In British English that sentence is perfect. You wouldn't need to change anything.
October 9, 2018
This will be a reminder as we've covered this topic before. as is more natural than since in this case, covered is better than gone through, (gone over is better than gone through), and yes, before is better than already.
October 9, 2018
You may say the word "previously" in place of "already" in this context. "This SERVES as a reminder, since we've PREVIOUSLY gone through/over this topic before." Hope this helps!
October 9, 2018
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