negative future + time period + YET

In the English Vocabulary Profile at C1,

YET

from now and for a particular period of time in the future

A search in the NOW corpus for:

for a _JJ _NNT yet

1 FOR A LONG TIME YET 605

I‘m not gonna die for a long time yet.

The Babadook

2 FOR A LITTLE WHILE YET 197

Dinner won’t be ready for a little while yet.

Little Deaths

3 FOR A GOOD WHILE YET 179
4 FOR A LONG WHILE YET 150
5 FOR A FULL YEAR YET 11
6 FOR A FAIR WHILE YET 11
7 FOR A CONSIDERABLE TIME YET 9
8 FOR A FULL DAY YET 6
9 FOR A FULL MONTH YET 5
10 FOR A GOOD TIME YET 5

Other:

Im going to live with Kath.
That isn’t for a whole week yet.

In Which We Serve

for _NNT yet

Mum, it‘s not for hours yet.

Starter for 10

Walesburg won’t be needing a new doctor for years yet.

Stars in My Crown


*The following examples do not state the time period, so they might not be considered C1:

I won’t tell you how they do that just yet.

TED

 I will not marry yet.
Andwhen I do, it shall be Romeo!

Private Romeo

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