Already [surprise that the action has occurred sooner than]

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Tenacious Learner

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Spanish
Hi teachers,
In the following sentence 'already' expresses surprise that Peter, the worker, has already finished his reports sooner than expected. Is that so?
Of course, the tone of voice is high. I think, the exclamation mark helps to understand it that way.
Boss: You have finished your reports already! Let me check that. I can't believe it.
Boss: You have finished your reports sooner (earlier) than expected! Let me check that. I can't believe it.

Thanks in advance.
 
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