How to use Yet in a sentence
It was early, yet we were all ready for bed after our long hike.
He would often say the exact opposite of what he had said on a previous occasion, yet both would be right.
Why, I have not yet had time to settle down!
I haven’t seen that movie yet, so don’t tell me how it ends!
You toil not, neither do you spin, yet God takes care of you and your little ones.Advertisement
And yet, I remain very optimistic.
He is my worst enemy, and yet, I admire him as the wisest man in the world.
It requires the labor of thousands to make a pencil, and yet they are so inexpensive as to be almost free.
This drawing for art class is definitely my best yet.
When Carmen's father died, she thought she was alone in the world, yet all these people had been there for her.Advertisement
And yet, Katie and Alex were close siblings now in spite of their age difference.
Denisov had not yet returned.
Yet, no matter how many times she tried to reassure herself of that, she remained concerned.
He would want to know, yet if he did, he might try to drive in on icy highways.
Yet perhaps this may be done.Advertisement
What we do with it has yet to be written.
And yet their wealth hasn't changed.
He flushed joyfully yet with painful distress.
Simon hasn’t called yet, but I’m expecting to hear from him any minute.
Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.Advertisement
We only have people doing this work because we have not yet developed the technology to get machines to do it.
The evening was ending, but the night had not yet come.
They must have been close, and yet, to the best of her memory, Alex had not spoken of Gerald.
And yet, we know of no cases of mass "left behind-ness," of people unable to learn how to function in this environment.
It is yet another major disincentive to war—and we are only six items into our list!Advertisement
He was with her physically and attached emotionally, yet his thoughts were severed.
Yet sooner or later it had to be, and she went in.
We don't yet know what it all does.
Christmas was only a few days away, and yet it didn't seem like Christmas.
Strange as it was to her to acknowledge this feeling in herself, yet there it was.Advertisement
And yet, didn't clinical words like selective reduction and gestational carrier mask the facts?
The will has not yet been opened.
There was no joy in life, yet life was passing.
And yet, this latest contention was about inheritance, not love.
Something isn't right yet.Advertisement
Yet till this is otherwise we are not civilized, and, if gentlemen and ladies, are not true men and women.
He doesn't know yet.
It is wonderful how rapidly yet perfectly the sand organizes itself as it flows, using the best material its mass affords to form the sharp edges of its channel.
Yet somewhere deep inside she feared that if he was capable of betrayal once, then he might be again.
Yet in most parts of the world, emancipation came peacefully as the civilizing effects of culture transformed society.Advertisement
Why are you putting your coat on? It’s not time to go yet.
And yet, the driver was there.
Something wasn't right, yet the doctor insisted he was doing fine.
And yet pencils get made, more than a billion of them a year, and they are essentially given away.
All was destroyed, except something intangible yet powerful and indestructible.Advertisement
Yet the next morning he acted normal - even cheerful.
Yet as the world began to open beyond her little circle, she realized that he had been open about his interest all along.
His tone was kind, even understanding, yet it tore a sob from deep in her lungs.
Your time is yet to come.
Well, I haven't found out anything yet.Advertisement
And yet, if he was involved in something illegal, they could have nothing together.
No details yet, Before I could answer, I was interrupted by a scream from my wife that sent chills down my spine.
They haven't defeated us yet, and Jim is worth a whole army.
And yet, that happened.
And yet, our lives are nothing like that.
Yet at the time that we devised each plan, we were confident it would succeed.
She has no idea yet that everything has a name.
Yet even they expect to go to heaven at last.
But after an hour he seemed as fresh as ever, dived as willingly, and swam yet farther than at first.
Yet some can be patriotic who have no self-respect, and sacrifice the greater to the less.
If the condition of things which we were made for is not yet, what were any reality which we can substitute?
None of them had yet seen the manifesto, but they all knew it had appeared.
Bonaparte's adjutant had not yet reached Murat's detachment and the battle had not yet begun.
One would think that as an artillery officer you would set a good example, yet here you are without your boots!
The smoke above it had not yet dispersed.
Yet there was no time to waste.
All around the quarters occupied by the French were other regions still unexplored and unoccupied where, they thought, yet greater riches might be found.
He did not venture to repeat what he had said at his first examination, yet to disclose his rank and position was dangerous and embarrassing.
Better yet, make it a stop halfway through the ride.
Carmen stopped at the corner, uncomfortable with the heat of the exchange, yet unwilling to interrupt.
To her, the idea was ludicrous, and yet, it probably looked that way to Dulce.
He's been clear enough about that, and yet it's being pushed on him.
They hadn't actually settled anything, and yet they were no longer quarreling.
Yet when they brought her back, she was asleep.
It was yet another example of the way their marriage continued to mature.
His big hand engulfed hers gently, yet his grip was strong.
I'm not ready for the rocking chair yet.
What the Giddons did on their own land was their business, yet it left her feeling uncomfortable.
Yet someone had told him that she was working for Sarah.
Sorry I haven't answered yet.
He hasn't had much luck yet.
And yet, the mail man always stopped – or was he simply turning around?
Have you discovered anything more about him yet?
You better not tell either of them just yet.
Yet what had she seen?
So close, and yet she had never seen one in the yard.
And yet, every time she saw him, he was on his horse, ATV or in his car.
Yancey wasn't back yet when she left, but she didn't need his approval.
And yet, Howard made no move to call for help.
If he hadn't come along, she'd probably be dead, and yet, he had done nothing to assist after Allen left.
The tall slender girl looked hauntingly sad, and yet proud.
He was probably too shocked to think of that yet, but it would come.
And yet, she had worked so hard to get where she was.
There was something familiar about that face, yet she was certain she had never met him before.
She should push him away... yet she did nothing.
We had yet to see the second floor bedrooms.
Public knowledge noted the arrest resulted from yet another unidentified tip.
I knew no human saw me that night and yet the dogs of police received information on me and began snapping at my heels!
Yet another problem surfaced later the same day.
After the birth we were set to take yet another day off as both Quinn and Martha were unavailable.
I advised Mr. Cooms but not Daniel Brennan, at least not yet.
Denying it seemed fruitless yet I couldn't bring myself to confirm what she was saying.
I don't suppose Martha does; least not yet.
Bunches of the letters hadn't even been opened yet.
Yeah, I've telephoned him but we haven't connected yet.
She and Claire are probably still in the air somewhere or Quinn hasn't hooked up with them yet.
We've all come a long way, son, but it's how far we've yet to go that concerns me.
His other guests had not yet stirred.
I've left vestiges of my activities along the roadsides of America and yet, they don't know I exist!
Think of it; a one million dollar reward was offered and yet no one was successful but you.
What she's telling me is beyond belief and yet I know this ability exists.
The hoard represented thousands of man hours yet all their efforts proved unsuccessful.
We carefully examined our as yet untouched food supply.
Now, he could deliver what he'd always promised-- a life together-- yet she didn't feel like leaping for joy like she would've a year ago.
She couldn't quite understand what the poison was; it wasn't a normal infection, and yet it couldn't be anything else.
No one is yet.
Damian can do that, too, but Darian's too weak yet to tap into his power.
I can't see well enough yet to know what happens, but it scares me.
Yet he couldn't shake the memory of her body against his, the way she'd looked at him last night.
His rage simmered, yet he couldn't maintain the rage when faced with the sudden need to think.
You haven't killed me yet, so you must want something from me.
Her father said the man came to kill her, yet she was still alive.
She didn't belong in the human world anymore, and yet, she couldn't just dump it.
I've yet to meet someone who couldn't be handled, given the right approach.
Yet Jonathan had adjusted quickly to his new family.
Yet they honestly think there is no choice left.
I have never yet met a man who was quite awake.
Yet, for my part, I was never unusually squeamish; I could sometimes eat a fried rat with a good relish, if it were necessary.
You have not yet seen my husband?
At each ascent or descent of the road the crowds were yet denser and the din of shouting more incessant.
The smoke of the first shot had not yet dispersed before another puff appeared, followed by a report.
The count sobbed yet more.
Another says clever things and one doesn't care to listen, but this one talks rubbish yet stirs an old fellow up.
When she was touched, she jerked her bound legs and looked wildly yet simply at everybody.
The hare arched his back and bounded off yet more swiftly.
She had not yet gone to bed when the Rostovs arrived and the pulley of the hall door squeaked from the cold as it let in the Rostovs and their servants.
One man told him he had not come yet, and another that he was coming to dinner.
He was ridiculous, and unpleasantly sarcastic, but yet he inspired involuntary respect by his boundless devotion to an idea.
Kutuzov could not yet admit the possibility of retreating beyond Moscow without a battle.
Bennigsen did not yet consider his game lost.
Nobody seemed yet to realize what awaited the city.
Sonya and Madame Schoss, who had not yet undressed, went out with him.
It seemed to her that things must be so, and yet it was dreadfully sad.
Conversation of this kind, interesting to no one yet unavoidable, continued all through teatime.
And yet, in a way, waiting this long might have been an advantage.
And yet, if Señor Medena hadn't been so pushy, would he have accepted the inheritance?
Yet it was a short period of time for so much to have happened to them.
You haven't even cried yet.
Yet her need to reach the car was vital.
And yet, its little engine hummed along with a surprising lack of noise.
Such an unlikely spot for a home site, and yet, the remains of a chimney gave indisputable proof that one had existed at some point.
She scooted closer to him, frightened and yet intrigued.
It was an unreasonable request, and yet his response angered her.
And yet, his offer was generous.
Yet, one backward glance at the hard lines of the face over hers reminded her that there was more than the gentle side to him.
You're the kind of woman he needs - someone who will stand up to him and yet understand his moods.
You haven't seen anything important yet.
More likely it stemmed from the fact that she had not gone to the house yet.
Yet Howard said he hired Allen because she asked him to investigate Yancey.
Yet Yancey had been frightened at the very thought of it.
And yet, it had been her goal for over three years.
Yet it was Spencer who broke the silence first.
We haven't even been out for an hour yet.
Yet, wasn't it better if the issue didn't surface for a while?
And yet, his lips had already told her in another way.
We haven't decided yet.
Yet her gaze was on the ring.
That familiar yet annoying pang of disappointment took its place.
Yet working girls his age were usually either wives or soiled doves.
Yet his silence said volumes.
And yet, Pete had told her to seek out Bordeaux if something happened.
Yet his presence reminded her that he was alive because she had taken another life.
A month ago she would have said she might never marry, and yet it had crossed her mind a number of times since she met Bordeaux.
For the first time she thought about the fact that he had no commitment to them at all, yet he had risked his life for them.
And yet, now the twins could return to their beloved ranch – the one she had finished paying off.
Have you had anything to eat yet?
Do you have a list yet?
No, I'm afraid I didn't get around to it yet.
Yet there was something about the way he moved, so full of grace and power.
Yet it was touching and somehow personal.
Yet it left her wondering if Mary was still romantically interested in him.
The tune was haunting and yet somehow soothing.
And yet, Claudette was his sister.
Yet Cade had kept the baby clothes - and the furniture.
But it didn't fit the man she had come to know, and she wasn't about to believe it simply because he hadn't made a pass at her yet.
And worse yet, Cade had thought she was going along with his skit.
Yet when he spoke, his voice was decisive.
Yet, he stood before her, conceding his shortcomings frankly.
Yet, when the smell of bacon lured him to the kitchen, she found herself wishing he would address the subject.
He doesn't have complete control of his muscles yet.
Only he, unknown to any of us, was as yet absent from our lives.
And he wasn't a priest, yet.
Yet, in spite of the obstacles, it seemed utterly sinful to ignore the potential.
Yet in reality, five individuals, some joined by love, some nearly strangers and others with a history, that might surface and run amuck.
They might just figure I'm a whack case or worse yet, want to round you up and stuff you in their back office.
You've demonstrated your abilities and yet you've restricted your activities to accomplish a specific good, at no small risk to yourselves, I might add.
We almost passed up the case, thinking it was yet another teenager leaving home on her own.
I told her Howie hadn't yet arrived at the office, but she seemed to know.
We left the building to Betsy as the three Leblanc's were yet to arrive.
And yet, she couldn't forget what she'd seen him doing-- drinking another woman's blood as Talon did hers!
Of all the places he had to be, this wasn't one of them, and yet, he couldn't leave this time.
And yet, he feared what that fire might mean.
He had no control of his own powers, and he'd not yet been tested in a confrontation with the man who enslaved him.
They'd been there what felt like a day, and yet the sun was in the same position as when they'd been thrown into the world.
The dark sky stretched far overhead, no sign of morning yet visible.
Jonny looked apprehensive yet resigned, as if he'd known this was coming.
He was content with his life, and yet, at her words, he remembered what it was like when he truly was happy.
She went to the main strip, where the pubs were not yet busy in the early evening.
With nothing but her troubled thoughts, the cold rain, and a lonely room in the bed and breakfast down the road, she didn't feel like leaving just yet.
His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.
Yet, he felt her death was not the answer.
He wasn't to that point yet, and he had to figure out just how to protect the woman from the man she considered her own father.
Jule looked again towards the garage, growing concerned he hadn't heard a car or garage door motor yet.
His sword defended him as if possessed, yet when he went to strike, he found his blows ill timed and clumsy.
He was too weak to stand, and yet he all but promised to find her.
Jenn glanced at Jonny, who looked agitated yet distracted.
Just said he wanted it done soon because he wasn't taking any risks, even if she hadn't started transforming yet.
It was the worst news yet.
The words were familiar, the same words he'd spoken to Dusty thousands of years ago, when he'd discovered the youth who was not yet a man on a slave trader's block, bloodied and weeping for the family he'd just lost.
Damian stopped, guilty yet too raw to confront her.
Yet she tried to learn her new role with a selflessness that struck him now as incredible.
But he wasn't sure yet.
His penance is not yet served.
There's another issue you haven't figured out yet.
His features were emotionless, his body not yet relaxed completely again.
The tunnel elbowed around yet another corner.
Don't want to say—least not yet.
At least she knew I was coming—just not that I've got here yet.
The audience included the Dawkinses, still in residence after an airplane mechanical problem delayed them yet another day.
It was Cynthia's voice, weak and yet strong at the same time.
Which meant Darkyn wasn't done with Wynn yet.
But she didn't feel quite ready yet.
Yeah. No word yet on whether or not there are more.
She appeared conflicted yet hopeful.
Yet Gabriel managed to.
Deidre glanced at Darkyn in puzzlement, and Gabriel realized she didn't yet understand the depth of the Dark One's obligation to her.
He hadn't been sent to Hell yet, indicating no one had found his soul, but the thought lingered in the back of his mind.
His mate didn't know he knew about the human yet, but he didn't think he could pretend everything was okay.
It helped but wasn't enough for him to be able to forgive her just yet.
And yet, in spite of her comment about only being there for a short time, Lori came back several times to visit Destiny.
And yet, each time he caught her, she was embarrassed – which amused him greatly.
Yet as pointless as it might seem, Alex had readily agreed.
Not more than a few minutes could have elapsed, and yet there he lay – possibly dying.
She hugged his pillow, thankful that she hadn't changed the sheets yet.
And yet, she had the impression that he was uneasy.
Such a little thing, and yet it seemed so monumental.
Yet he still couldn't control his facial muscles or speak.
Yet he paused over the writing as though it were difficult.
And yet, she didn't respond.
Yet it had never happened before.
She left him there, wishing she could stay and yet knowing he could use the time alone with Jonathan.
Yet he left everything to her.
Maybe he wasn't ready to face that yet.
It was utterly ridiculous to cry about something so trivial, and yet it felt good.
It was hard to believe he didn't understand the source of her distress, and yet he acted as though he was baffled.
And yet, if he had to do a little romancing to score, maybe he would – if he still knew how.
And yet, how could she blame him for thinking that this was all she wanted?
It was one of the few dresses she owned, and it was one Alex had not seen her wear yet.
And yet, her heart had increased its rate and demand so that she must breath.
Yet there it was, big as life, walking across the field toward the tree line.
And yet, I think I forgot how.
Destiny wasn't awake yet when I left and Jonathan is watching her.
He'd told her the chances were slim long ago, but she wasn't ready for him to admit defeat quite yet.
I've yet to meet someone as brave in the face of death as you are.
She added yet another item to the growing queue.
And yet they were.
Gabe hated her yet couldn't escape the memory of the compassion and spirit that made him take a stranger to bed last night.
He hadn't made up his mind about either woman yet.
He wanted more of the woman he'd sat with yet guessed he'd kill her if he was allowed.
This was a dream; she'd fallen asleep on the train and not yet woken up.
They were different men with different purposes, yet both honorable to the core.
Yet he wondered if he could ever care for another the way he did Jade.
And yet, she had without fear.
Being underground meant he was a much harder target to hit, yet despite his attempts to convince his brother to act likewise, he'd not yet succeeded.
She was hungover and tired, with a roiling stomach and headache, yet she managed to make it to work before the breakfast rush.
Wiggling her toes in the plushest carpet she'd ever felt, she leaned against the window sill, exhausted yet wired.
She wanted to see what the beast looked like, what kind of monster he'd be, yet knew if she saw him in full light, he was on his way to kill her.
She was a smartass worthy of any of his brothers, and yet, no human deserved this.
This time, Rhyn couldn't figure out why the creature wanted a human so badly he'd bring her here yet didn't seem eager about her becoming his mate.
Or better yet --if the monster she rescued would kill her once freed.
Maybe there was a way out of it yet.
I haven't had a choice yet with you people.
Yet the thought of the alleged good guys losing the ultimate war because she didn't attend a stupid meeting didn't sit well with her.
He seemed at once disgusted by the fact she was a difficult mortal blood monkey and yet primitively protective, holding her as she quaked after her run-in with a man who wanted to kill her.
She landed on her knees, horrified yet knowing something was very wrong.
Yet she'd felt it when their bodies touched.
You haven't, yet, because protecting me—albeit poorly—is still your duty.
There was some satisfaction in his response, the first shred of positivity she'd heard from him yet.
Yet he didn't seem too affected by a life of pain, exclusion, and conflict.
She had yet to see a window.
The girls wanted me to ask since they haven't met you yet.
She didn't know if she could trust him, or Kris, or anyone yet, but she could at least know the man beneath her was probably the only man she was safe from.
He felt dread knot in his stomach at the sign she wasn't going to give Rhyn yet another chance.
He was sick of Hell, yet Kris's crime deserved punishment.
Like you've bothered to do that yet!
Her misery increased at the physical reminder that she hadn.t figured out what to do about him yet.
He set his glass down and looked again at Sasha, who had yet to glance away from the fire.
Kris was frozen in place, as if not yet registering what had happened.
We haven.t been able to record everyone.s names yet, but what we have is in the guestbook in the office, down that hall, last door on the right, the woman replied, pointing to a hallway behind her.
Rhyn wasn.t coming back for her, yet her heart felt as if it.d fall out of her chest.
It is a safe bet that no one has ever asked that question before, and yet this system is designed to answer it.
These features weren't on the site when it was first launched because the necessary data did not yet exist.
Some chunks of your DNA do nothing useful (that we know of yet), but other chunks we call genes.
And yet they do, because fraud is a small part of the overall picture.
And yet we do have some experience with situations where scarcity is nonexistent.
Houses will be built by robots using materials not yet invented that are cheaper and more energy efficient.
About clothes, and how robots will weave garments that never wear out from materials not yet invented that will cost very little.
And yet the future I envision is no more like what we have today than a state-of-the-art Volvo factory is like a nineteenth-century London sweatshop.
After all, we have had war almost constantly throughout history and yet have still managed to progress.
And yet over the last century, we also have seen colonies gain their independence and become nations, and nations peaceably divide.
Yet how different is the life of these simple country folks from that of the Persian capital!
Though I believe it is no longer considered valid, yet I have kept it ever since as one of my treasures.
He loves to climb much better than to spell, but that is because he does not know yet what a wonderful thing language is.
I believe that I have hardly begun yet to know what is possible.
Yet it is admirable to profess because it was once admirable to live.
Yet I have no doubt that that people's rulers are as wise as the average of civilized rulers.
Yet I sustained myself by the prospect of such reading in future.
Yet he thoroughly believed in honesty and the like virtues.
Often in a snow-storm, even by day, one will come out upon a well-known road and yet find it impossible to tell which way leads to the village.
There is but one way to obtain it, yet few take that way.
Yet a single glass of its water held up to the light is as colorless as an equal quantity of air.
Yet perchance the first who came to this well have left some trace of their footsteps.
It is a faint intimation, yet so are the first streaks of morning.
The remarkably adult yet innocent expression of their open and serene eyes is very memorable.
Yet he appeared to know his course as surely under water as on the surface, and swam much faster there.
This news grieved him and yet he was pleased.
Yet I was once at home, strong, happy, and loved.
Rostov had not yet had time to get his uniform.
Above him there was now nothing but the sky--the lofty sky, not clear yet still immeasurably lofty, with gray clouds gliding slowly across it.
On our right flank commanded by Bagration, at nine o'clock the battle had not yet begun.
The French had not yet occupied that region, and the Russians--the uninjured and slightly wounded--had left it long ago.
The old countess had not yet come.
Yet it was she, dressed in a new gown which he did not know, made since he had left.
The dinner, both the Lenten and the other fare, was splendid, yet he could not feel quite at ease till the end of the meal.
I have not yet met that divine purity and devotion I look for in women.
At home, they had not yet gone to bed.
He feared to give way to his thoughts, yet could not get rid of them.
He had absolutely nothing to weep about yet he was ready to weep.
This contrast weighed on and yet cheered him while she sang.
They had not yet had a loud conversation among the men and a dispute about something important and clever.
Yet some fate constantly threw them together.
He pushed forward, feeling stirred, but not yet sure what stirred him or what he would say.
The balloon was not yet ready, but Pierre learned that it was being constructed by the Emperor's desire.
The Emperor Napoleon had not yet left his bedroom and was finishing his toilet.
The first shots had not yet ceased to reverberate before others rang out and yet more were heard mingling with and overtaking one another.
Yes, that man is somehow closely and painfully connected with me, thought Prince Andrew, not yet clearly grasping what he saw before him.
Evidently Natasha needed to tell that painful yet joyful tale.
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