In English, 'already' mainly functions as an adverb. In this lesson, we will discuss how to learn and use it.
Functions of 'Already'
'Already' as an Adverb
Mainly, 'already' is an adverb. Below, we are going to learn about the different kinds of adverbs it is:
'Already' as an Adverb of Time
We use 'already' as an adverb of time to indicate that something we expected has happened before. In other words, the action is finished. Look at the examples below:
Ms. Adams, I'm afraid we've
Position in a Sentence
Since 'already' is an adverb, it mainly comes before the main verb to modify it. Check out the examples below for more clarification:
But didn't she say that she'd
They all act like everything has