Useful English vocabulary – still
Today we’ll look at the word still and how we use it in English. ‘Still’ has a few meanings but today we’ll look at how it compares to yet.
still is an adverb and means – an action is continuing, it hasn’t stopped. Still usually comes before the verb that hasn’t stopped yet.
“I want to go to the store, but it’s still raining.” – The rain hasn’t stopped, it is continuing to rain.
“Yesterday was so tough! At 10:30 pm I was stillworking!” – At 10:30 working hadn’t stopped.
Compare to ‘yet.’
“Yesterday was so tough! At 10:30 pm I hadn’t finished working yet!”
|“Look out the window, it’s still raining.”|