When can I use still?

When can I use still?

We use still to show that something continues up to a time in the past, present or future. It goes in front of the main verb: Even when my father was 65, he still enjoyed playing tennis. It’s past midnight but she’s still doing her homework.

Do we say yet still?

Although we mainly use “yet” in negative sentences, we sometimes use the word “still.” The meaning is very similar but the tone is different. Listen to two negative sentences. One uses “yet,” while the other uses “still”: She hasn’t graduated yet.

Where do we use still?

We use still as an adverb to emphasise that something is continuing:

  • They have been together for 40 years and they are still very much in love.
  • We’re still waiting for our new couch to be delivered.
  • She still goes to French classes every week. (
  • He’s still studying. (
  • I’m still hungry. (

How do you use still in a sentence?

Still sentence example

  • It is still a famous school.
  • When they turned around, Alex was still on the horse.
  • She still held Jonathan’s hand.
  • When Dorothy recovered her senses they were still falling, but not so fast.
  • In fact, it was ludicrous – but it still hurt.
  • The throng stood still and waited.

How do you start a sentence with still?

English-U.S. Still, I believe you can. Use of “still,” at the beginning of a sentence is an emphatic announcer which translates simply to “however or nevertheless.”

How do you use but still?

Sentence : “She went to the principal many times in this regard. But still, he didn’t pay much heed to it. ” It’s perfectly natural in BE to use ‘but still’ and it means exactly what t52 said.

Is yet still a correct English?

Note that still generally comes before the verb, while yet is usually placed at the end of the sentence. In questions, YET has a similar meaning to already (by now): Did you order the supplies yet?

How do you use yet?

We use yet as an adverb to refer to a time which starts in the past and continues up to the present. We use it mostly in negative statements or questions in the present perfect. It usually comes in end position: Kevin hasn’t registered for class yet.

What is meaning of still there?

1 usually predicative motionless; stationary. 2 undisturbed or tranquil; silent and calm.

How do you use still as a verb in a sentence?

The wind stilled. still somebody/something She spoke quietly to still the frightened child. His words stilled my fears.

Is there a comma after still?

2 Answers. Nope! There is no call for commas there. “Still” is acting as an adjective in this case, letting the reader know that those opportunities persist.

Is still an example?

“She is still asleep.” “He is still better at chess than me.” “It is still bright outside.” “I’m still angry at him.”…How to Use “Still” with Example Sentences.

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Can you start a sentence with ‘yet’?

And yet is commonly used to start sentences. In some cases, the usage comes from unfounded bias against using yet to start a sentence. And yet no one would bet against Jobs being on this list in 10 years’ time. Yet no one would bet against Jobs being on the list in 10 years’ time.

What is the difference between yet and However?

Yet is a ‘Conjunction’ which means ‘Nevertheless’ or ‘However’. Yet is the contrast or despite of something. The word YET functions sometimes as an adverb and has several meanings: in addition of even (“yet more expensive”), still (“he is yet a novice”), eventually (“they may yet win”), and so soon as now (“he’s not here yet”).

Do you know the difference between than and then?

The key difference between then and than is that then is an adverb whereas than is a preposition as well as a conjunction. The word then denotes time and is used in the sense of both past tense and the future tense. The word than is used in a comparison.