Useful English vocabulary – still

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.”

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