- [U] 昨天 the day before today
- 在昨天,在昨日 on the day just past; on the day before today
- the day immediately before today;
"it was in yesterday's newspapers"
- the recent past;
"yesterday's solutions are not good enough"
"we shared many yesterdays"
- on the day preceding today;
"yesterday the weather was beautiful"
- in the recent past; only a short time ago;
"I was not born yesterday!"
- Yesterday was Friday.
- I saw him only yesterday.
- She had an attack of indigestion yesterday.
Yesterday was Sunday.
Yesterday was a beautiful day.
Where's yesterday's paper?
Is that yesterday's newspaper?
I saw him at yesterday's meeting.
I can remember it as if it were yesterday.
Where were you yesterday morning?
He left yesterday afternoon.
They arrived yesterday morning.
She came to tea the day before yesterday.
He arrived only yesterday.
I wasn't born yesterday.
I thought yesterday that he would be here in no time.
She was very busy yesterday.
We had no school yesterday.
It was only yesterday that I saw him.
I flew in yesterday from Brazil.出自：M. Keane
Everybody wants something, and they want it yesterday.出自：Independent
- the day before yesterday是“前天”的意思,其中的定冠词the不可以省略。
- yesterday's morning
- yesterday morning
误 I stayed at home all yesterday.
正 I stayed at home all day yesterday.
正 I stayed at home for the whole of yesterday.
析 作“昨天一天”解时,不能说all yesterday,这不合乎英语的习惯表达法,应该说all day yesterday或for the whole of yesterday。
误 We went to the cinema yesterday night.
正 We went to the cinema last night.
正 We went to the cinema yesterday evening.
析 习惯上可以说last night或yesterday evening,但不能说yesterday night。但是,我们可以说yesterday morning〔afternoon〕(昨天早晨〔下午〕),而不说last morning〔afternoon〕。
误 I met him on yesterday.
正 I met him yesterday.
误 On yesterday grandfather fell downstairs.
正 Yesterday grandfather fell downstairs.
析 一般在yesterday, tomorrow, last night等词前不加介词。
误 He wrote to tell me that he had visited her yesterday.
正 He wrote to tell me that he had visited her the day before.
析 在间接引语中一般用the day before替代yesterday。
误 I have seen the play yesterday.
正 I saw the play yesterday.
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