Spanish translation of 'yes'
⇒ "I didn't say that!" — "oh, yes, you did"
—¡yo no he dicho eso! —sí, sí que lo has dicho
⇒ "you're not going, are you?" — "yes, I am"
—tú no vas, ¿verdad? —sí sí, (que) voy
¿ah sí?(awaiting further reply),
¿y qué más?,
y ¿luego? (LAm)(answering knock at door),
⇒ to say yes
decir que sí,
aceptar(to marriage proposal),
dar el sí
⇒ he says yes to everything
a todo dice que sí,
se conforma con cualquier cosa
⇒ yes and no(= sort of)
sí y no
⇒ yes yes, but what if it doesn't?
de acuerdo, pero ¿y si no es así?
⇒ he gave a reluctant yes
asintió pero de mala gana
- See yes man
Example Sentences Including 'yes'
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Yes, no one was being too precise yesterday over what exactly the errant knight had come up with.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If you want their lunch, say yes.Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)
Those who abstained or voted no were counted as having voted yes.Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)
And yes, that just means the tallest of tall buildings.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I just say yes to all of them.The Sun (2012)
If you answered yes to three or more of these you are an impressive slacker.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Luxury, yes, but just three ingredients.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Opinion polls pointed to a victory for a Yes vote in a referendum yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Saying yes to powerful things.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Saying yes was the easy bit.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The answer is probably yes on all counts.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Yes indeed - but it defies all logic.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Yes indeed, though only for one night.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Yes, instinct says we should not be here.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Yes, just in time to get caught up in the shootings.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I think the answer to the first is probably yes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The answer is yes if the game is played between a dozen clubs of equal sporting intellect as well as resources.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There is no chance they would admit as much but the shrewd answer is probably yes.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He could actually say yes, and she would lose her control over the situation.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He just answers yes or no when they say anything to him.The Sun (2015)
The father replied 'Ah, yes.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Yes indeed, that is the rescue shaft.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Yes, they actually wear their underpants on the outside of their trousers.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Do you mean to say that they actually voted Yes?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We may do better if we vote Yes to the alternative vote.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The answer is yes and no.Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)
The clear answer is "yes".Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)
If you answered yes to any one of these questions then, you have a problem.Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)
Trends of 'yes'
Very Common. yes is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'yes' in Other Languages
British English: yes! /jɛs/ INTERJECTION
You say `yes!' to give a positive response to a question.
- American English: yes!
- Arabic: نَعَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: sim!
- Chinese: 是！
- Croatian: da!
- Czech: ano!
- Danish: ja
- Dutch: ja!
- European Spanish: ¡sí!
- Finnish: kyllä!
- French: oui !
- German: ja!
- Greek: ναι!
- Italian: sì!
- Japanese: はい！
- Korean: 그럼요!
- Norwegian: ja!
- Polish: tak!
- European Portuguese: sim!
- Romanian: da!
- Russian: да!
- Spanish: ¡sí!
- Swedish: ja!
- Thai: ใช่
- Turkish: evet!
- Ukrainian: так
- Vietnamese: vâng!
Translation of yes from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary