- I don't eat much, yet I am a size 16.
- It is completely waterproof, yet light and comfortable.
- Kelly was a convicted criminal, yet many people admired him.
- She does not speak our language and yet she seems to understand what we say.
- a story that is strange yet true
- an inexpensive yet effective solution to our problem
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△You can use yet to introduce a fact which is rather surprising after the previous fact you have just mentioned. (=but)
△ Yet(2): used to introduce a fact, situation, or quality that is surprising after what you have just said.
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CF. Similar usage as an adverb:
- I saw yet another doctor.
- They would criticize me, or worse yet, pay no attention.
- It is plain to see we will not have anything to eat yet again.
- He got a call from the factory, telling of yet more problems.
- Inflation had risen to a yet higher level.
- Yet another reason to be cautious
- The meeting has been cancelled yet again (=one more time after many others).
* * *△ You can use yet to emphasize a word, esp. when you are say that something is surprising because it is more extreme than previous things of its kind, or a further case of them.
△ used to emphasize that something is even more than it was before or is in addition to what existed before. (=still)
.... COBUILD, LDOCE