(There are a few different ways to use this word.)
The word "yet" is an adverb that is used to talk about time. It means up to now or up to this moment in time.
The word "yet" can also be used in a way that is similar to "more."
Finally, the word "yet" can be used as a conjunction that is similar to the conjunction, "but" or "nevertheless."
Note: Some students have trouble with the "y" sound when it appears at the beginning of a word. To practice listening to and forming "y" sounds, click here.
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This page was first published on December 17, 2012. It was updated on September 27, 2015.