And yet

C2 Point 24 in CONJUNCTIONS

“CONCESSIVE to combine sentences, often unexpected”

C1 Point 20 in CONJUNCTIONS coordinating

CONCESSIVE ‘(and) yet’ to combine phrases and clauses to introduce a contrast, often unexpected.

Example of C1 use with phrases:
And the very unsatisfying yet scientific answer is: it’s too hard.

A search in iWeb for _JJ yet _JJ:

1 SIMPLE YET EFFECTIVE 2728
2 SIMPLE YET POWERFUL 1975
3 SIMPLE YET ELEGANT 1348
4 SIMPLE YET STYLISH 506
5 SIMPLE YET PROFOUND 382
6 SIMPLE YET SOPHISTICATED 370
7 SIMPLE YET BEAUTIFUL 333
8 GENTLE YET EFFECTIVE 308
9 SIMPLE YET DELICIOUS 307
10 POWERFUL YET SIMPLE 291
11 SOFT YET DURABLE 257
12 SMALL YET POWERFUL 224
13 POWERFUL YET EASY 219
14 STYLISH YET PRACTICAL 196
15 DURABLE YET LIGHTWEIGHT 193
16 POWERFUL YET EASY-TO-USE 188
17 STRONG YET LIGHTWEIGHT 177
18 SIMPLE YET STUNNING 173
19 SIMILAR YET DIFFERENT 172
20 SIMPLE YET FUNCTIONAL 161
21 CHALLENGING YET REWARDING 156
22 COMFORTABLE YET STYLISH 143
23 STRONG YET FLEXIBLE 143
24 SIMPLE YET FUN 142
25 DIFFICULT YET FRIENDLY 139
26 CASUAL YET ELEGANT 134
27 SUBTLE YET POWERFUL 132
28 SIMPLE YET COMPLEX 127
29 SIMPLE YET EFFICIENT 126
30 SIMPLE YET IMPORTANT 123
31 SIMPLE YET CHIC 122

iWeb corpus:
And yet + noun (up to 4 spaces to the right)

1 PEOPLE 3320

2 TIME 2111
3 OTHERS 1220
4 WAY 711
5 YEARS 678
6 THINGS 652
7 MAN 603
8 WORLD 560
9 LIFE 552
10 REASON 529
11 DAY 464
12 PART 443
13 MEN 420
14 YEAR 403
15 THING 388
16 TIMES 386
17 THERES 374 (this is not a noun but a lazy typo)
18 END 367
19 LOT 363
20 GOVERNMENT 340

 

 

 

 

 

Nouns (up to 4 spaces to the left of a full stop)

1 YEARS 390

 

2 WORLD 366
3 TIME 331
4 LIFE 299
5 PEOPLE 217
6 DAY 206
7 YEAR 199
8 WAY 159
9 THINGS 158
10 TIMES 117
11 HISTORY 115
12 DEATH 110
13 THING 102
14 WAR 95
15 MAN 93
16 PLACE 92
17 WORK 92
18 OTHERS 90
19 BUSINESS 89
20 GAME 87