In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(up to this or that time, till now)todavíaaúnI haven't eaten or (US also) I didn't eat yet — todavía / aún no he comido
- He said the verdict would be delivered soon although no date has been fixed yet.
- He said he hopes to leave Sunday, but has not yet decided on the length of his visit.
- We would appreciate if those who have not paid their contribution yet would do so as soon as possible.
- Apparently it's the rugby football world cup or something at the moment, but I have yet to meet anyone who cares.
- Speaking at the ceremony, Staunton said that the standard of entry this year was the highest yet.
- No cure has yet been found for the disease but Jonathan's father Don said they cannot give up trying.
- The team is not ready to give up on the class yet, but it would like to see something soon.
- A reminder to all players who have not yet paid their membership to please do so as soon as possible.
- They haven't actually released any data for it yet, but they've promised to soon.
- I wrote that chapter with that intention, but no one has mentioned it as of yet.
- Although we do not have specific price details yet, we will have, soon enough.
- It's the kind of diving for which the Kona coastline isn't famous yet, but soon will be.
- I have been following his site for months and have yet to find one inaccurate or unfair statement.
- The couple few back into Dublin soon after to celebrate but no date has yet been set for the wedding.
- One thing I haven't yet mentioned is flying, which is another thing I cannot understand.
- You know, I didn't get a chance to eat yet.
- The military says the shortfall is over and soldiers who do not yet have the armor soon will.
- I have recommended this album to tens of people and I have yet to find anyone who doesn't like it.
- Davis has been governor for five years and the watchdog media have yet to ask him what his plan is.
- If these wines aren't on the shelves in store yet, they soon will be.
- Dates and venues for the sale of tickets have yet to be announced.
- He says he is on target as far as members contributions are concerned but urges any member who has not yet responded to do so soon.
- The children had been sent to bed, and Ella soon followed, though it was not yet ten o'clock.
- Waking Hour, in fact, might be their best album yet.
1.2(now, so soon)todavía
- She doesn't want to take life too seriously just yet, and her beaming smile at the end of her swim today was evidence of that.
- He is contracted until the end of next season, and sees no reason to be talking about his future yet.
- I didn't think you'd wake up right yet.
- I will start writing properly on the blog again in the future, but I can't say yet when that will be.
- There was no sign of her father, so I decided not to mention the burglary yet.
- I don't need to sleep yet, it's still broad daylight.
- I continued to argue with my mother to try and persuade her that it is too soon and that I didn't want to leave just yet but it was no use.
- ‘Oh wait, we can't go yet, Gabe hasn't even seen what Geoff gave me!’ Alex said.
1.3(thus far)it's his best book yet — es el mejor libro que ha escrito hasta ahora
2(by now, already)yahas she decided or (US also) did she decide yet? — ¿ya se decidió? América Latina
3(still)todavíaaúnthere's half an hour yet before they arrive — todavía / aún falta media hora para que lleguen
- I think it's an absolute disgrace that the price is to rise yet again.
- A senior consultant said the operators are likely to appeal the decisions although they could face yet further legal action from consumer groups.
- Is it really in London's interest to have the already-elephantine Tate swell yet further?
- Management today emphasised, yet again, that they had no wish to pay top dollar.
- Nevertheless, a yet more generous policy might have paid political dividends.
- At least the ordeal of yet another defeat was over sooner than expected.
- I think we are going to have yet another one very soon, which might not be the last one.
- A brief detente and the hope for a lasting peace have given way to acrimony yet again.
- We leaned yet closer, still ever so slowly, and soon our foreheads touched, resting against each other.
- York City Knights winger Chris Smith is set for yet more knee surgery - but is confident of returning soon.
- But facing yet more budget cutbacks, the journal, which has been in financial peril since 1984, may not survive.
- The company remains chipper about the future despite posting yet another quarterly loss.
- But this season he is driving as well as he ever has in the best car in the field and is on course to rewrite the record books yet again.
- Worse yet, concert goers with floor tickets had to remain outside in front of Gate 2.
- Instead Gerrard steadied himself, hit the shot that couldn't be stopped and yet again he'd saved the day.
- Worse yet was that many of the other permanent employees didn't seem to work much harder than we did.
- Marcia let out a little yelp as he let go of the branch too soon and it tore yet another hole in her skirt.
- Fred Matthews replaced Wade up front and he was soon in the thick of it as Ilkley won yet another scrum out right.
- Worse yet, such a tax cut would look remarkably like a political payoff.
- We find yet again our so-called leaders are engaged in point scoring of the pettiest nature.
- Playing for England provided yet bigger highs and lows.
4(eventually, in spite of everything)I'll get even with you yet — ya me las pagarás (algún día)
- we'll convince them yet — ya los convenceremos
- we may win yet — todavía podemos ganar
5.1(even)aúntodavíathe story becomes yet more complicated — el cuento se complica aún / todavía más
5.2(in addition, besides)yet more problems — más problemas aún
- we found yet another mistake — encontramos otro error más
- we had to go back yet again — tuvimos que volver otra vez más (aún)
5.3nor yet — ni tampoco
6(but, nevertheless)sin embargo
- What does society do about someone who kills someone accidentally but yet has chosen to drive while drunk?
- One of the greatest figures in English Literature and yet not a mention, in her epitaph, of her achievements.
- So many changes to the town and surrounding lands have already taken place and yet there are many more to come.
- We have changed our lives in astounding ways since civilization began, and yet commerce has remained a constant.
- When Bates took control, the board had gone some way to mitigating that position, and yet disaster still lurked.
- Stories go in and out of focus in the news, eventually hardening into history, and yet history can be misleading.
- Ferguson stretched his full length and yet managed to control his header superbly past Jussi Jaaskelainen.
- Yes conditions were that bad, and yet officials in their wisdom decided that the game should go ahead.
- The north-east is a strategic area and yet coverage of events there is pathetically meagre.
- And yet their oeuvre nevertheless seems to have a consistent thread running through it.
- There are bomb threats, security alerts, and yet life still goes on - it's got to.
- We do not care enough about our teachers, and yet we entrust them with our future - our youth.
- My life is going to change so much and become harder, so quickly, and yet I already have so many problems.
- Nothing has changed in the intervening two years and yet Mr Jones persists with his wildly exaggerated claims.
- And yet you would never tell from his body language that things are going horribly wrong.
- All that credibility and yet Oldham is one musical genius who arrived at his calling by accident.
- We are filled with sorrow, but yet, we are determined not to let this terror prevail.
- The idea is that clubs can do whatever they want and yet fans will still turn out to watch their team play.
- And yet Brazil, though top of the world rankings, are not the top team in South America right now.
- And yet in his own life he goes to great lengths to avoid company, even though he does get lonely.
1peroit's incredible yet true — es increíble pero cierto
- Nobody can predict the future - yet we know some farmers will see it as decision time.
- The force of this threat is still unclear, yet its effect is already felt.
- Sarah is in her second year of teaching yet has already been promoted to Head of Department.
- The seedsmen claim this will form a compact yet spreading plant, although that sounds contradictory.
- Their home soon became an elegant yet hospitable oasis at the core of the Bair ranch.
- They travel the same route as I walk yet their feet never touch the pavement where mine do.
- It is always too late to eat alone yet never too late to dine in company.
- He walked into the team of that tournament, yet is never even mentioned as a potential Footballer of the Year.
- By now she's growing more fond of the kids, yet she never takes her eyes off the bonus money.
- Any future is built on the past, yet the School of Scottish Studies is threatened with closure.
- He has run fewer races yet has already won nearly ten times more prize money than Arkle.
- He was not an ordinary figure yet he never took himself or his labors to be extraordinary.
- Everyone has a favourite book as a child, the book that they can read over and over again year after year, yet never tire of.
- How many of us live close to a beach yet never take the time for a solitary daily walk there?
- Goulding still believes he could offer plenty to the game yet a future role is likely to be in a coaching capacity.
- Its era is only little over 10 years old, yet the internet has already changed everything it touches.
- She had affairs with appalling men yet was a good mother of the future king.
- The sun beat down on Peter as he toiled away, never going away yet never truly coming out.
- The rich and the poor are worlds apart yet we are never told or never see the really horrific scenes.
- We are told the youth of today are our future, yet they are not given voice at the adult decision making table.
- None of this is mentioned by Phillips, yet it is a scandal of massive proportions.
- He didn't consult with the community yet he declared the future business landscape of the Internet.
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