Definition of 'yesterday'
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What he presented yesterday was both different and more of the same. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also emerged yesterday that some face a postcode lottery over their energy bills. The Sun (2016) Yesterday they found time to say that they were still making up their minds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yesterday the world witnessed perhaps the most significant grand slam final in history. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The panel heard yesterday how the two female officers made their way to the hotel foyer following an argument at the conference. The Sun (2016)To judge by the annual meeting vote yesterday, there are misgivings over pay. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The assessment task is made harder because the numbers released yesterday combine two different pieces of research. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The forward sat out training yesterday with a tight hamstring. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The original plan had been to grab them early yesterday while they were asleep. The Sun (2009)The cause of a blaze that destroyed a disused furniture warehouse yesterday afternoon was unknown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Police were yesterday interviewing the ringleaders of the protest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Workers received a text telling calling them in to crisis meetings yesterday. The Sun (2010)But there was a different feel yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was back in full training yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Police and medics were called in the early hours of yesterday morning and sealed off the area. The Sun (2012)It also emerged yesterday that they were friends of the pilot. The Sun (2011)It was beauty parade time yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yesterday 300 workers accepted an offer guaranteeing locals work. The Sun (2009)It emerged yesterday that social workers in Lincolnshire had contact with the family when suspicions were first raised. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'yesterday'
British English: yesterday /ˈjɛstədɪ; -ˌdeɪ/ ADVERB
You use yesterday to refer to the day before today.
She left yesterday.
- American English: yesterday
- Arabic: أَمْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: ontem
- Chinese: 昨天
- Croatian: jučer
- Czech: včera
- Danish: i går
- Dutch: gisteren
- European Spanish: ayer
- Finnish: eilen
- French: hier
- German: gestern
- Greek: χτες
- Italian: ieri
- Japanese: 昨日
- Korean: 어제
- Norwegian: i går
- Polish: wczoraj
- European Portuguese: ontem
- Romanian: ieri
- Russian: вчера
- Spanish: ayer
- Swedish: igår
- Thai: เมื่อวานนี้
- Turkish: dün
- Ukrainian: вчора
- Vietnamese: ngày hôm qua
Definition of yesterday from the Collins English Dictionary
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