Is Yet the same as but?

Is Yet the same as but?

So conjunctions, there are quite a few of them and some kind of, like phrases we can use as well, but we can use “but” and “yet” as conjunctions. So they have the same meaning, same function as conjunctions. “Yet” sounds more formal than “but,” so we tend to use it in a more formal situation.

What do you mean by yet?

2a(1) : up to now : so far hasn’t done much yet —often used to imply the negative of a following infinitive have yet to win a game. (2) : at this or that time : so soon as now not time to go yet. b : continuously up to the present or a specified time : still is yet a new country.

Where do we use yet in a sentence?

Yet used with the present perfect means ‘at any time up to now’. We use it to emphasise that we expect something to happen soon. Yet (in this context) is only used in negative sentences and questions. Have you finished your homework yet?

Can you replace but with yet?

“Yet” can often replace “but” in a sentence without changing anything else, as both are coordinating conjunctions that can introduce a contrast. Alternatively, you could use one of these subordinating conjunctions: Although (e.g., I like Brian May, although I find his hair ridiculous.)

Can I use but and yet together?

When using but and yet as coordinating conjunctions, you can only use one at a time (otherwise, you’re creating a redundancy for the category of the redundancy category :)). As a coordinating conjunction, yet means nevertheless or however, and and conveys a meaning of in addition.

Does yet mean no?

You use yet in negative statements to indicate that something has not happened up to the present time, although it probably will happen. If you say that something should not or cannot be done yet, you mean that it should not or cannot be done now, although it will have to be done at a later time. Don’t get up yet.

What we can say instead of but?

What is another word for but?

nevertheless yet
however though
although still
all the same be that as it may
but still despite that
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