Always, still


How to use always and still correctly.

Always, still
We use always to say that something happens all the time (or very often). I always go swimming on Monday evenings.
She has always wanted to visit Finland.
We use always to say that something happens all the time (in an annoying way). He is always forgetting things.
He's always complaining.
We use always to say that something will never end. I'll always remember the first time I met her.
Always is usually before the main verb,
after an auxiliary or modal verb,
after the verb be.
I always go . . .
I can always . . .
He is always . . .
Still means 'continuing later than expected.'
It expresses that something started in the past and is the same now.
She still lives with her parents.
Why are you still talking about it?
They still haven't mended my car
(= They haven't mended my car yet).
Still usually comes before the main verb.
Still usually comes after the verb be and modal verbs like can.
I still love her.
He is still here. He can still run 100 metres in under 15 seconds.