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Jun 28 2017   4:04PM GMT

All ready or already – Which is correct?

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


gears-3If you’re not _______ well-versed in microservices and containers, you’re behind the pack.

A. already
B. all ready



Answer: A


Already, an adverb and can mean “by now,” “so soon,” or before a specified time. The sentence above implies that one should be knowledgeable about microservices and containers by now (or already).

All ready is a two-word phrase that puts emphasis on the word ready. Ready means you’re prepared. All ready means you’re completely prepared.

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  • Expertweb
    They both have different uses, "already"  give emphasis to that something was accomplished before something else.
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