yet 英 [jet]   美 [jɛt]

yet

yet  英 [jet] 美 [jɛt]

adv. 但是; 还;早晚;现在  conj. 然而,但是; 

Don't go yet. 先别走。
He'll be busy for ages yet. 他还要忙很长一段时间。

  • Yet can introduce a contrast, refer to the future, or to something that you need more of. You can like a class, yet feel it's too hard. You may need to study hard yet again to try to pass a re-test. And even if an exam hasn't happened yet, you might worry it will be a disaster.
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  • adv. 但是; 还;早晚;现在
  • conj. 然而,但是;
  • 1. Don't go yet.

    先别走。

  • 2. He'll be busy for ages yet.

    他还要忙很长一段时间。

  • 3. I haven't received a letter from him yet.

    我还没有收到他的信呢。

  • 4. ‘Are you ready?’ ‘No, not yet.’

    “你准备好了吗?”“还没有。”

  • 5. It's a small car, yet it's surprisingly spacious.

    这辆汽车不大,然而却出奇地宽敞。

  • 6. She could yet surprise us all.

    总有一天,她会让我们都大吃一惊。

yet / jet ; NAmE jet / adverb , conjunction adverb 1 used in negative sentences and questions to talk about sth that has not happened but that you expect to happen (用于否定句和疑问句,谈论尚未发生但可能发生的事) ( BrE) I haven't received a letter from him yet. 我还没有收到他的信呢。 ( NAmE) I didn't receive a letter from him yet. 我还没有收到过他的信。 ‘Are you ready?’ ‘No, not yet.’ “你准备好了吗?”“还没有。” We have yet todecide what action to take (= We have not decided what action to take). 我们尚未决定采取何种行动。 note at already 2 ( used in negative sentences 用于否定句 ) now; as soon as this 现在;即刻;马上 Don't go yet. 先别走。 We don't need to start yet. 我们不必马上开始。 3 from now until the period of time mentioned has passed 从现在起直至某一时间;还 He'll be busy for ages yet. 他还要忙很长一段时间。 They won't arrive for at least two hours yet. 他们至少要过两个小时才能到。 4 could, might, may, etc. do sth ~ used to say that sth could, might, etc. happen in the future, even though it seems unlikely (表示将来可能发生,尽管现在似乎没有可能)早晚,总有一天 We may win yet. 我们迟早会赢的。 ( formal) She could yet surprise us all. 总有一天,她会让我们都大吃一惊。 5 the best, longest, etc. sth ~ (done) the best, longest, etc. thing of its kind made, produced, written, etc. until now/then 迄今为止,到当时为止(最好或最长等的) the most comprehensive study yet of his music 迄今为止对他的音乐最为全面的研究 It was the highest building yet constructed. 这是到当时为止所建的最高的建筑物。 6 ~ another/more | ~ again used to emphasize an increase in number or amount or the number of times sth happens (强调次数或数量的增加) snow, snow and yet more snow 下雪,下雪,还要下雪 yet another diet book 又是一本关于节食的书 Prices were cut yet again (= once more, after many other times). 物价又再一次降低。 7 ~ worse, more importantly, etc. used to emphasize an increase in the degree of sth (= how bad, important, etc. it is) (强调程度的增加)更 SYN even SYN still a recent and yet more improbable theory 一个新近提出的但更加不切实际的理论 IDIOM as ˈyet until now or until a particular time in the past 直到现在;直至过去某时 an as yet unpublished report 一篇尚未发表的报告 As yet little was known of the causes of the disease. 当时人们对这种疾病的起因几乎一无所知。 conjunction despite what has just been said 但是;然而 SYN nevertheless It's a small car, yet it's surprisingly spacious. 这辆汽车不大,然而却出奇地宽敞。 He has a good job, and yet he never seems to have any money. 他有份好工作,然而他却好像总也没有钱。 yet / jet ; NAmE jet /
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