modal verb + YET

At C2 in the English Vocabulary Profile:

could/may/might, etc. yet
used to say there is still a possibility that something will happen

For example:

We may yet one day realize the vision of having the internet in our brains.

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And it seems like it‘s very possible that your nationdespiteactually because of the intense problems you face

you may yet be the warning light to the world that shines most visibly, most powerfully.

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_VM yet _VVI

1 MAY YET PROVE 889
2 COULD YET PROVE 662
3 MAY YET COME 493
4 MAY YET SEE 395
5 COULD YET SEE 380
6 MAY YET GET 370
7 MAY YET BECOME 308
8 MAY YET FIND 296
9 MAY YET TURN 284
10 COULD YET MAKE 272
11 COULD YET BECOME 237
12 COULD YET END 224
13 COULD YET COME 219
14 COULD YET FACE 190
15 MAY YET CHANGE 188
16 MIGHT YET PROVE 183
17 MAY YET MAKE 182
18 COULD YET PLAY 178
19 COULD YET GET 175
20 COULD YET TURN 174
21 MAY YET FACE 164
22 COULD YET CHANGE 158
23 MAY YET EMERGE 158
24 MAY YET END 154
25 COULD YET GO 150
26 COULD YET TAKE 145
27 MAY YET DECIDE 140
28 COULD YET RETURN 136
29 MAY YET TAKE 136
30 MAY YET WIN 133
31 MAY YET GO 124
32 MAY YET RETURN 116
33 COULD YET FIND 115
34 COULD YET WIN 115
35 MAY YET FALL 114
36 MAY YET PLAY 107
37 MAY YET HAPPEN 106
38 MIGHT YET COME 103
39 MAY YET LEAD 101
40 COULD YET EMERGE 99
41 MIGHT YET SEE 97
42 COULD YET FEATURE 92
43 COULD YET DECIDE 87
44 COULD YET FINISH 86
45 MAY YET NEED 85
46 MIGHT YET GET 85
47 MIGHT YET BECOME 84
48 MAY YET PROVIDE 79
49 COULD YET LEAD 78
50 MAY YET BRING 75
51 MIGHT YET TURN 75
52 MAY YET SAVE 74
53 COULD YET HAPPEN 73
54 MAY YET SURPRISE 72
55 MAY YET REACH 71
56 COULD YET PROVIDE 69
57 COULD YET LEAVE 68
58 MAY YET RISE 68
59 COULD YET FORCE 67
60 COULD YET MOVE 62
61 MAY YET PAY 61
62 MAY YET SUCCEED 61
63 MIGHT YET MAKE 61
64 COULD YET BRING 59
65 COULD YET FALL 59
66 MAY YET GIVE 59
67 MAY YET SURVIVE 57
68 MIGHT YET CHANGE 56
69 MAY YET HELP 55
70 MAY YET LIVE 55
71 COULD YET RISE 54
72 MAY YET REMAIN 54
73 COULD YET ADD 52
74 MIGHT YET FIND 52
75 COULD YET REMAIN 51
76 COULD YET STAY 49
77 COULD YET JOIN 48
78 MIGHT YET WIN 48
79 COULD YET CAUSE 47
80 MAY YET YIELD 47
81 COULD YET EARN 44
82 COULD YET LOSE 44
83 MAY YET CAUSE 44
84 COULD YET FOLLOW 43
85 CAN YET SAY 42
86 MAY YET ADD 42
87 MAY YET CONTINUE 42
88 MAY YET FORCE 42
89 MAY YET STAY 42
90 MAY YET REGRET 41
91 COULD YET SAVE 40
92 MAY YET HOLD 40
93 MAY YET LIE 40
94 MAY YET PULL 40
95 MAY YET LOSE 39
96 MAY YET RESULT 39
97 COULD YET DERAIL 38
98 MAY YET JOIN 38
99 COULD YET PULL 37
100 MAY YET AVOID 37

 

 

_VM _VVI yet .

1 WOULD WANT YET . 82
2 WILL HAPPEN YET . 34
3 WILL WORK YET . 18
4 WILL COST YET . 11
5 WILL GO YET . 10
6 MAY HAPPEN YET . 8
7 COULD HAPPEN YET . 8
8 WILL PLAY YET . 8
9 ‘LL GO YET . 7
10 WILL START YET . 7

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