Yet and so far

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Yet and so far

Post by Mrdaudiqbal » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:25 pm

What is the difference between yet and so far?
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Re: Yet and so far

Post by Alan » Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:50 am

A good question!

They can be interchangeable, as in

I haven't seen anyone yet.=I haven't seen anyone so far.

However, 'so far' also has a positive usage.

So far, all has gone well.
(NOT: *Yet, all has gone well.)