before now or before a stated or suggested time in the past
"she has already graduated"
The best books..are those that tell you what you know already.
出自： G. Orwell
He didn't even hear what I said: he was absorbed already.
出自： G. Greene
Are you back already?
He is already there.
He is all ready there.
误 He already got up.
正 He has already got up.
误 Already on my fourteenth birthday I knew what I wanted to do with my life.
正 On my fourteenth birthday I already knew what I wanted to do with my life.