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ALREADY - YET - ANY MORE /ANYMORE - ANY LONGER   (ya)

Still

Grammar tip

COLOCACIÓN de ALREADY - NO LONGER - NO MORE:

DETRÁS de be si va solo, y de cualquier auxiliar

DELANTE de cualquier verbo.

COLOCACIÓN de YET - ANY MORE/ANYMORE (US) - ANY LONGER:

• al FINAL de la oración.

 

Oraciones afirmativas already  
Oraciones interrogativas
yet
si no sabemos la respuesta
already
si pensamos que conocemos la respuesta
Oraciones negativas any more / anymore con verbo en forma negativa
any longer
no longer / no more con verbo en forma afirmativa

 

Grammar tip

NO MORE - NO LONGER se usan sobre todo en respuestas cortas:

— Does Bill still sing in that band?
No longer. / No more.
(¿Todavía canta Bill en ese grupo? — Ya no.)

Aunque una respuesta muy corriente también es:
— Not any longer. / Not anymore. / Not any more.

 

He is already at home.
(Ya está en casa.)

She already has that car.
She has already got that car.
(Ella ya tiene ese coche.)

Bob is already working.
(Bob ya está trabajando.)

Jim already plays football for that team.
(Jim ya juega al fútbol en ese equipo.)

They will already have to paint the kitchen.
(Ellos ya tendrán que pintar la cocina.)

Your brother has already found it.
(Tu hermano ya lo ha encontrado.)

 

Oraciones interrogativas yet si no sabemos la respuesta
already si pensamos que conocemos la respuesta

Is he at home yet?
(¿Ya está en casa?)
  — no lo sabemos y pedimos información

Is he already at home?  
(¿Ya está en casa?)
— sabemos que sí y esperamos confirmación

Does she have that car yet?
Has she got that car yet?
Does she already have that car?
Has she already got that car?
(¿Ella ya tiene ese coche?)

Is Bob working yet?
Is Bob already working?
(¿Bob ya está trabajando?)

Does Jim play football for that team yet?
Does Jim already play football for that team?
(¿ Jim ya juega al fútbol en ese equipo?)

Will they have to paint the kitchen yet?
Will they already have to paint the kitchen?
(¿Ellos ya tendrán que pintar la cocina?)

Has your brother found it yet?
Has your brother already found it?
(¿Tu hermano ya lo ha encontrado?)

 

Oraciones negativas any more/anymore con verbo en forma negativa
any longer
no more / no longer con verbo en forma afirmativa

He isn't at home any more / anymore / any longer.
He is no longer / no more at home.
(Ya no está en casa.)

She doesn't have that car any longer / any more / anymore.
She has no longer / no more that car.

She hasn't got that car any more / anymore / any longer.
She has no longer / no more got that car.
(Ella ya tiene ese coche.)

Bob isn't working any more / anymore / any longer.
Bob is no longer / no more working.
(Bob ya no está trabajando.)

Jim doesn't play football for that team any more / anymore / any longer.
Jim no longer / no more plays football for that team.
(Jim ya no juega al fútbol en ese equipo.)

They will not / won't have to paint the kitchen any more / anymore / any longer.
They will no longer / no more have to paint the kitchen
(Ellos ya no tendrán que pintar la cocina.)

Your brother hasn't found it any more / anymore / any longer.
Your brother has no longer / no more found it.
(Tu hermano ya no lo ha encontrado.)

 

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