yesterday

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈjɛstərdeɪ/, /ˈjɛstərdi/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈyɛstɚˌdeɪ, -di/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(yestər dā′, -dē)



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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Principal Translations
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yesterday nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (day before today)ayer nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
 Yesterday was a beautiful day.
 Ayer fue un día precioso.
yesterday advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on the day before this day)ayer advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre [b]rápidamente[/b]", "sucede [b]ahora[/b]", "[b]muy[/b] extraño").
 It rained yesterday.
 Llovió ayer.
yesterday adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of the day before today)de ayer loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
 We went to the store yesterday morning.
 Fui a la tienda en la mañana de ayer.
 
Additional Translations
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yesterday advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (of a prior time, era)pasado nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
 Miniskirts? That was yesterday!
 ¿Minifaldas? ¡Eso es algo del pasado!
yesterday nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (times past)antaño advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre [b]rápidamente[/b]", "sucede [b]ahora[/b]", "[b]muy[/b] extraño").
  (figurado)ayer advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre [b]rápidamente[/b]", "sucede [b]ahora[/b]", "[b]muy[/b] extraño").
 The Beatles were yesterday's star entertainers.
 Los Beatles eran las estrellas de antaño.
 Los Beatles eran las estrellas de ayer.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
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be born yesterday v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be naive or inexperienced) (coloquial)nacer ayer loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
Note: Commonly used in the negative and in questions.
 You expect me to believe that? Do you think I was born yesterday?
 ¿Esperas que me crea eso? ¿Te crees que nací ayer?
the day before yesterday nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (two days ago)anteayer advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre [b]rápidamente[/b]", "sucede [b]ahora[/b]", "[b]muy[/b] extraño").
  antes de ayer loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
 The day before yesterday was my birthday.
the day before yesterday advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (two days ago)antes de ayer loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
 I haven't seen him since the day before yesterday.
 No le he visto desde antes de ayer.
  anteayer advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre [b]rápidamente[/b]", "sucede [b]ahora[/b]", "[b]muy[/b] extraño").
  (anticuado, coloquial)antier advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre [b]rápidamente[/b]", "sucede [b]ahora[/b]", "[b]muy[/b] extraño").
yesterday afternoon advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (after midday on the day before today)ayer a la tarde, ayer por la tarde loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
yesterday evening advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in latter part of the day before today)anoche advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre [b]rápidamente[/b]", "sucede [b]ahora[/b]", "[b]muy[/b] extraño").
  ayer a la noche loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
yesterday morning advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in A.M. of the day before)ayer a la mañana, ayer por la mañana loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
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Collocations: the day before yesterday, yesterday [afternoon, morning], yesterday's [news, newspapers, concert, match, man], more...

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