Question: Where Do We Use Already?

Is it already or already?

The only difference between them is that between the “present perfect tense” and the “preterit tense.” The package has already been received.

The preterit tense or simple past indicates that an event was completed in the past.

Being in the passive voice, “was” combines with the past participle “received.”.

Have already had meaning?

So if I say. I already have had coffee – it means I have one at the moment I’m speaking (past perfect tense) I have already had one – it means in a recent past I had coffee. ( past simple tense)

What is the difference between still yet and already?

Already refers to things which have happened or which people think may have happened. Yet refers to things which have not happened or which people think may not have happened.

Where do we use already in a sentence?

We usually put already in the normal mid position for adverbs (between the subject and the main verb, or after the modal verb or first auxiliary verb, or after be as a main verb): We already knew that he was coming to visit.

Where is while used?

When while is the first word of your sentence, you obviously shouldn’t add a comma in front of it. But if you’re using while to mean “whereas,” you still need to put a comma somewhere. Put it at the end of the clause that while introduces. The comma should go between the things that are happening at the same time.

Has already been done?

So “has already been” is an idiomatic thing to say in English; “has been already” is not, unless you insert additional information into the phrase (“has been there already”, for example). “Already” needs to fall either at the very end of the sentence, or else between the two parts of the verb, “has” and “been”.

Had already came or come?

‘Had come’ is in the past perfect tense while ‘had came’ is in the past participle tense. You use ‘had come’ when you are writing in the past already and want to say about something that had happened before. Example: I was in school while I knew that we would have a teacher that had come from America.

Which tense is used with already?

Present Perfect TensePresent Perfect Tense – Already, Yet, Since and For. Already means that something happened earlier than we expected. With Present Perfect already usually goes after have or has and before the main verb. Examples – We’ve already had our breakfast.

How do you use yet and already?

We can use both in questions, but the meaning is a bit different. YET simply asks if something has happened or we still have to wait. ALREADY knows that something has happened, it simply expresses surprise because it happened sooner than expected. If we put ALREADY at the end, we are emphasizing our surprise.

How long is a while?

The study has discovered “a while” estimates a length of 4 months whereas “a little while” would be a little less at 3 months’ time. Going a little further, “a while back” would indicate the potential of occurring up to 8 months in the past.

When can we use while?

In some uses as, when and while can mean the same, but they can also have slightly different meanings. We use them to introduce subordinate clauses. We can use as, when and while to mean ‘during the time that’, to connect two events happening at the same time: Another coach-load of people arrived as we were leaving.

Has already done meaning?

1 adv You use already to show that something has happened, or that something had happened before the moment you are referring to. Speakers of British English use already with a verb in a perfect tense, putting it after `have’, `has’, or `had’, or at the end of a clause.

Had already started meaning?

The phrase “had started” is “past tense”, so the statement technically focuses on something that happened in the past. Even though this sentence is describing something about the past, we can safely infer something about the current situation. … The word “has” throws this into “current tense” (instead of “past tense”).

How do you use present perfect already?

Already used with the present perfect means ‘before now’. We use it to emphasise that something happened before something else or earlier than expected. I’ve already spent my salary and it’s two weeks before payday. He wanted to see Sudden Risk but I’ve already seen it.

Who already have or who have already?

Both, but not interchangeably. If “have” is an auxiliary, “already” comes after it, before the participle – “I have already answered this question”. If “have” is being used in the sense of “possess”, “already” precedes it – “No thank you, I already have one of those”.

Can sentence start with while?

A general rule states that one should not begin a sentence with a conjunction. Many grammar experts have dropped that rule. In this case, by emphasizing simultaneity, while functions partially as a preposition, so it makes even more sense to exempt it from the rule.

Have already done or already did?

Already is an adverb, because it modifies or describes a verb. In this case, the “done” is the past tense of a primary auxiliary verb and “already” modifies it.