Bedeutung von “already” — Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ɔːlˈredi/
Extra Examples
I've already eaten.By the time we got back to the hotel, Lydia had already left.Building work is already under way.He's seventeen and he's already passed his driving test.You can't possibly be hungry already!

A2 before now, or before a particular time in the past:

I've already told him.
By the time we arrived, he'd already left.

B1 used to say that something has happened earlier than you expected:

I'm already full and I've only eaten one course.

(Definition von “already” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)