Yesterday

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Definition

yesterday: the day before today
noun
I wasn't born yesterday. I'm not stupid, you can't fool me that easily. (figurative)

Examples

  • "Subject: Big explosion yesterday"
  • "I just wanted to follow up on our conversation yesterday, and let you know that I'll be available for a telephone interview on Tuesday of next week."
  • "Yesterday we went on a trip to Newquay."
  • "Watching your 'performance' yesterday at the Smelly Awards, I felt a wide spectrum of emotions: Disappointment."
  • "Yesterday I had to stay at the office later than usual in order to catch up on some paperwork."
  • "Yesterday he set fire to a truck."
  • "Bruno : But enough about money, I went to the doctor yesterday and he said 'You're fat'."
  • "In light of yesterday's unfortunate laboratory explosion (on the bright side, just our third this year!"
  • "Yesterday, during my ‘re-education' session, I endured cruel treatment that had but one goal: to remove the very essence of my Britishness."
  • "I have faxed over some documents, which you should have received yesterday."

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