英 ['jestədeɪ; -dɪ]
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
1. 谐音“噎死他爹” --- 噎死他爹，是昨天发生的事儿。
- yesterday: [OE] The yester- of yesterday (and of yesteryear , coined by Dante Gabriel Rossetti) was originally a free-standing word, meaning ‘yesterday’, but by the time records of it in Old English begin it was already locked into a collocation with day. Its ultimate source is Indo-European *ghes, which also produced Latin herī (source of French hier, Italian and Romanian ieri, and Spanish ayer), Welsh doe, German gestern, and Dutch gisteren.
- yesterday (n., adv.)
- Old English geostran dæg; see yester- + day.
- 1. He will have been heartened by the telephone opinion poll published yesterday.
- 2. Middle East peace talks in Washington showed signs of progress yesterday.
- 3. Army officers plotted a failed attempt yesterday to seize power.
- 4. Police investigating a £10 million car insurance fiddle arrested 16 people yesterday.
- 5. Gibbs was arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning.
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