as of yet vs yet : Common Errors in English

About as of yet vs yet

“As of yet” is a windy and pretentious substitute for plain old English“yet” or “as yet,” an unjustified extension of the pattern in sentenceslike “as of Friday the 27th of May.”

yet Meaning(s)

  • (r) up to the present time
  • (r) used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
  • (r) to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
  • (r) within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time
  • (r) used after a superlative
  • (r) despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

as of yet in News

  • Drake Announces 41-Date Tour With Miguel and Future

    Drake 's due a new album at some point this year, though details haven't been forthcoming as of yet. In lieu of anything concrete in that department, he's announced a 41-date North American tour with support from Miguel and Future . Check out the dates below, followed by the video for "5AM in Toronto": 09-25 Portland, OR - Rose Garden Arena 09-26 Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome 09-27 Vancouver, BC ...
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Pitchfork

yet in News

  1. Futures rise in yet another volatile week

    Futures rise in yet another volatile week NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are rising in yet another volatile week for markets at home and abroad. On Tuesday, a global market sell-off started in Japan after its central bank revealed no plans to cool its extraordinarily volatile bond market.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Beaumont Enterprise

  2. Rand Paul ‘Not Yet Ready’ to Back Immigration Bill

    Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday he was not yet ready to support the Senate immigration bill without tougher border security provisions.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

  3. Yet another week of wet weather prevents Minnesota farmers from getting their planting done

    ST. PAUL, Minn. †Yet another week of wet weather has prevented Minnesota farmers from getting their planting done. The weekly crops and weather report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says only 2.6 days were rated suitable for fieldwork last week.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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