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Difference between else and yet Hello! Please, tell me, what difference between "else" and "yet". How use it correct? What context is suitable for these words? Thanks.
Aug 22, 2019 10:31 AM
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There are very different uses actually. else = for when you want to ask for other choices "What else do you like?" / "How else can I do it?" yet = for when you are referring to a specific time. "I haven't started it yet" / "I don't want to do it yet"
August 22, 2019
I think this is where you find the difference confusing: confusing. You can use "else" to introduce the second of two alternative. "I will have tea or else coffee." "Yet" can be used as a conjunction to introduce a phrase that appears to contradict an earlier phrase. You could also use "nevertheless". "it was dark (and) yet I found my way." "It was dark, nevertheless I found my way. You will find explanations of the meanings here: https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/else
August 22, 2019
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