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Like when you say something hasn't happened yet, does it mean we expect it to happen or think it may happen?

Like if someone says I haven't tried skiing yet, does it mean I am expected to try skiing?

Or if I say "I haven't fallen in love with a german girl yet" does it mean I am expecting to fall in love with a german girl or just saying it could happen?

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Jaleel Guimba Does using yet in a sentence mean you expect something to happen or it may happen?

It can mean either of those.

Jaleel Guimbaif someone says I haven't tried skiing yet, does it mean I am expected to try skiing?

It means you are open to the idea of trying to ski. There is even a slight suggestion that you would like to try it, that you may try it some day. It doesn't mean that anyone is expecting you to try skiing (which is what "I am expected to" means).

Jaleel Guimbaif I say "I haven't fallen in love with a German girl yet" does it mean I am expecting to fall in love with a German girl or just saying it could happen?

I don't sense that there's any expectation here. There is seldom expectation when it comes to falling in love. So we should probably conclude that it's just saying that it could happen.

CJ

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I was wondering, does the second example say its likely or quite possible or says nothing of likelihood/

It says nothing of likelihood.

CJ

Does second example sound like one has an interest in german girls or says nothing of interest

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Does second example sound like one has an interest in German girls or does it say says nothing of interest?

I haven't fallen in love with a German girl yet seems to show some familiarity with the subject of German girls, but it's unclear whether the speaker wants to fall in love with one of them or doesn't want to fall in love with one of them.

CJ

What do you mean by familiarity?

Can someone who has never had history with a german girl say that?

Jaleel GuimbaWhat do you mean by familiarity?

He knows what "German girl" means. He has probably seen one or two in pictures, maybe in real life.

Jaleel GuimbaCan someone who has never had history with a German girl say that?

Anybody can say it. People say all sorts of things that don't necessarily make much sense. I can say, "The next time it rains, I will stand on my head".

CJ

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