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1. Already: [adverb] prior to a specified or implied past, present, or future time : by this time : previously.

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2. You use Already to say that something has happened before now, or that it has happened sooner than expected

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3. When referring to an action, most speakers of British English use a perfect form with Already

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4. They put Already after have, has, or had, or at the end of a clause.

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5. Synonyms for Already: afore, ahead, antecedently, anteriorly, before, beforehand, earlier, formerly; Antonyms for Already: after, afterward, later

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6. Already definition, by this or that time; prior to or at some specified or implied time; previously: When we came in, we found they had Already arrived

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7. Already - English Grammar Today - a reference to written and spoken English grammar and usage - Cambridge Dictionary

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8. Find 22 ways to say Already, along with antonyms, related words, and example sentences at Thesaurus.com, the world's most trusted free thesaurus.

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9. Already may be used with the present perfect (I have Already done that), the past perfect (I had Already done it by then), the future perfect (When you arrive, the business will Already have been completed) or the simple future (When you arrive, the business will Already be complete)

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10. "Already" and "all ready" do not mean the same thing.

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11. The words Already and yet are common words in English that generally refer to an event that has or has not happened before another event in the past or present: She hasn't finished her assignment yet

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12. Already adv adverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (so soon) déjà adv adverbe: modifie un adjectif ou un verbe

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13. Est toujours invariable ! Ex : "Elle est très grande." "Je marche lentement." I can't believe you've Already finished your cake

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14. Already adv adverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (so soon) già avv avverbio: Descrive o specifica il significato di un verbo, di una frase, o di parti del discorso: "Sostammo brevemente" - "Ho tirato la palla lontano"

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15. The terms "Already" and "all ready" sound identical and are sometimes confused

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16. The word "Already" is an adverb meaning "prior to a specified or implied time" or "as early as now." The term "all ready" means "completely prepared." It is slightly more emphatic than just "prepared."

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17. You use Already to show that a situation exists at this present moment or that it exists at an earlier time than expected

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18. You use Already after the verb 'be' or an auxiliary verb, or before a verb if there is no auxiliary

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19. When you want to add emphasis, you can put Already at the beginning of a sentence.

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20. Already definition: You use Already to show that something has happened , or that something had happened Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples

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21. Already can come between the auxiliary and the main verb or at the end of the clause

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22. Grammar test 2 'just', 'yet', 'still' and 'Already': Grammar test 2

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23. The Already, still, yet test is a present perfect exercise that helps you with vocabulary commonly used with this verb tense

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24. Good luck! Fill in the blanks with Already, still, or yet

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25. Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day! all right(y) Already Please stop; that's enough

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26. All right Already! We can have pizza for dinner tonight, just stop whining about it! All righty Already! I'm turning off the TV because I can't watch that movie one more

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27. ‘He Already had ten points on his licence from three previous matters, the court heard.’ ‘But this is the third time Already this year and the insurance is just going to go up and up.’ ‘Support for a possible campaign to bring back the district has Already gathered pace.’

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28. Already Lyrics: Long live the king, you a king, you know it / King Already, Already, you know it / Top everything, everything, you know it / King Already, Already, you know it / Mind, body, soul

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29. See 3 authoritative translations of Already in Spanish with example sentences, phrases and audio pronunciations.

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30. Already Lyrics: My name is Kodak but you know that Already / I don't want the wap, baby, I just want the fetty / Polo to the socks, homie, this ain't Perry Ellis / Let me get the raw, I'ma ball

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31.Already comes after ‘be’ when it is the main verb: I was Already tired

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32.Already comes after the first auxiliary verb: I have Already booked the tickets

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33. Examples from the Corpus Already • Is it Already 5 o'clock? • Are you leaving Already?

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34. What does Already mean? Already is defined as something that happened before a specific time

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35. British/American Already / just / yet Already / just / yet

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36. Already and yet are usually used with the present perfect tense, but in North American English they can also be used with the simple past tense:

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37. Emotional Juice WRLD Posthumous Track ‘Already Dead’ Drops Ahead of ‘Fighting Demons’ Album

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38. Late rapper Juice WRLD talks about overcoming mental health struggles on the emotional 'Already

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39. While it might still sting that the Boston Celtics dropped their season opener to the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, one would be hard-pressed not to notice new head coach Ime Udoka is Already leaving his mark on the team in positive ways.

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40. Already she began to see quite plainly the little elves in their tall pointed hats, dancing down the dusky alleys, and peeping from between the bushes, and they seemed to come nearer and nearer; and she stretched her hands up towards the tree in which the doll sat …

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41. Should fans of the Boston Celtics Already be concerned with what they are seeing from their favorite team? Up-and-down performances, players missing time to injuries, low-effort games against lesser opponents — it’s a script Celtics fans know all too well after last season.

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42. Brian Laundrie may have Already been dead when police confused his mother for him and assumed he was home during surveillance of the residence, officials said Thursday

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43. But the rules for TruthSocial.com are Already online and there’s an ironic flaw built in

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44. Already means that something happened earlier than we expected

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45. With Present Perfect Already usually goes after have or has and before the main verb

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46. The Turnpike garage in Swanton has Already been prepping for snow and ice for months

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47. Pfizer’s vaccine Already has been authorized for use in older children

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48. The federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate is Already causing disruptions for defense contractors — and the problems are likely to get worse

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49. Just days after launch, 343 is Already addressing issues players have with Halo Infinite's Battle Pass

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50. The White House says the Biden administration is Already assembling and shipping millions of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11.

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51. San Benito County's vaccine incentive program has Already paid out $300,000 to residents who became fully vaccinated

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52. Can I get reinfected if I've Already had COVID-19? Yes

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53. “If you are forgoing vaccination because you have Already had COVID-19, you are putting yourself and others

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54. Even before COVID-19 pandemic, youth suicide Already at record high Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people ages 10-24 and has been increasing every year since 2007

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55. Climate change has Already been at my doorstep, whose will it be next? by Hal Fox

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ALREADY [ˌôlˈredē]

ADVERB
already (adverb)

Synonyms: So far . Hitherto . Before . Previously . Earlier . Earlier on . Heretofore .

Frequently Asked Questions

What does 'always already' mean?

Always already is a philosophical term regarding the perception of phenomena by the mind of an observer. The features of a phenomenon that seem to precede any perception of it are said to be "always already" present.

What does already mean?

Definition of already. 1 : prior to a specified or implied past, present, or future time : by this time : previously He had already left when I called.

Is already a verb?

If it is present before the verb, then using "already" after the verb sounds okay (such as your second example). If it comes after the verb, then "already" should be used before the verb or after the entire object.

Was already or is already?

Already is used to indicate that something that happened before the moment of speaking. However, it refers to something that affects the present moment in time. Let's take a look at a few examples: I have already finished the report.

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