Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Already"

The meaning of "Already" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa But I'm already past the point of no return?
A: It means you’ve gotten too far into something to stop doing it or to undo it.
Q: O que significa already?
A: Déjà-

Je l'ai déjà vu
-> I've already seen it
Q: O que significa already?
A: Algo como "já". I've already seen that girl before. Eu já vi aquela menina antes.
Q: O que significa already?
A: Already = già
Q: O que significa already?
A: Already is an adverb and it means:
-before the present time (example: I asked her to come to the exhibition but she had already seen it.)
- earlier than the time expected (example: Why are you buying Christmas cards already? It's only October!)

Example sentences using "Already"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com already .
A: Creo que sí. Estás palabras: yet, already, still, son confusas. Generalmente (pero no siempre) already para describir algo en el pasado, still para algo en el presente y yet para algo en el futuro.

Ejemplos:

I’m still studying.
Are you still at work?
She is still going out with him.

Did you go to the store yet?
Have you eaten yet?
I haven’t finished my work yet.

No estoy segura, pero pienso que en español se corresponden con ya, todavía y aún, aunque me confunden también en español. 😅
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com already.
A: I already told you to stop
Stop being a chicken already and kill the bug
I already learned this
Our class already learned this
I already bought this

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com already.
A: Oh gosh, there's too many haha. Let me give it a shot!

Beginning (not used in an informal setting)
1. Already, 25,000 tickets have been sold in five minutes.
2. Already, there have been more than 200 deaths due to dehydration in the Sonoran desert.

Middle
1. I had already done my homework by the time my mom arrived from work.
2. Her family already knew she was coming to visit.
3. Everybody is already here so we can start our meeting.
4. We had already heard the news.
5. I already took a shower today.
6. He already left to work.
7. It's already time to go home.

Ending
1. Is it 2 o'clock, already?
2. Why don't you ask him on a date already?
3. Just get married already!
4. Have you called for an appointment already?
5. He finished fixing the sink already.
6. Did you take your exams already?

If you want more, let me know! I have so many haha
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com already .
A: You already told me this story.

I've already brushed my teeth.

We have already had dinner.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com already.
A: "Already" is usually used to either state that something was done earlier.

"I already are breakfast."
"I came to see Dan, but he left already."
"They're making another Spiderman movie, even though they've already made so many of them."

"Already" can also be used to indicate surprise that something has been done either sooner or more quickly than expected.

"They're already finished working?" (The speaker expected them to take longer.)
"You've already had three beers?" (The speaker is surprised that the other person had three beers so early or so quickly.)

Synonyms of "Already" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre already e ever ?
A: Already means something has previously happened or finished. Ex: I already finished my homework. I already speak English. I already met him.

Ever means something the has potential taken place or will take place at any time. Ex: Will I ever get married? Have you ever been to New York?
Q: Qual é a diferença entre i already found it e i have already found it ?
A: normally you won't need to use the word "already" in this sentence. Because "found" is already in the past tense. hence, all you need to say is "I have found it."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre already e yet ?
A: YET expresses the action that has not yet started, used in negative sentences, in the present - ALREADY expresses the completed action, used in affirmative, present and past statements
for example:
Is he already here? I haven’t prepared anything yet
Q: Qual é a diferença entre already e no longer ?
A: Already is saying that it has happened in the past. No longer is saying that it's not going to happen in the future anymore
Q: Qual é a diferença entre already e just e yet ?
A: Already - before now.
Usually refers to something has been done before now earlier than expected

I've already finished my homework, and I still have time to go to the cinema.

Just - very recently.
sometimes later than expected

It's 10pm and I've only just finished my homework. I'll never get to the cinema in time.

Yet - until now.

Usually used to refer to something that hasn't been done and was expected to be done by now

I haven't done my homework yet.

A: Have you finished your homework yet?
B: No I'm still doing it.


They have other meanings but i assume that this is the clarification you wanted.

Translations of "Already"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? already
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? this already in
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? already

Other questions about "Already"

Q: which one is correct?
i already eat or i already ate or i already eaten?
A: i've already eaten, because if you use: already, just and yet, you must use present perfect
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar already.
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Q: "i already get up"
(i mean get out of bed) soa natural?
A: you would say “I already GOT out of bed” because it’s past tense and something you’ve done already. If you haven’t gotten out of bed, you would say “I will GET out of bed” because it’s something you will do in the future
Q: sorry, i already have some plans for this evening. soa natural?
A: "Sorry, I already have plans this evening." would be more natural.
Q: i already concluded to buy it. soa natural?
A: I've already decided to buy it.

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