Definición de yes en inglés:

yes

Saltos de línea: yes

exclamación

  • 1Used to give an affirmative response: ‘Do you understand?’ ‘Yes.’
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • My response is yes, and that is a danger that we worked out when we took the decision.
    • I don't hear a lot of calls on behalf of economic officials saying, yes, please come and invest.
    • I asked Craig if he would consider making a jump with him, Craig's response was a resounding yes!
    Sinónimos
    all right, alright, very well, of course, by all means, sure, certainly, absolutely, indeed, affirmative, in the affirmative, agreed, roger
    Scottish , Northern English , & • archaic aye
    Nautical aye aye
    informal yeah, yah, yep, yup, uh-huh, okay, OK, okey-dokey, okey-doke
    British informal righto, righty-ho
    North American informal surely
    Indian informal acha
    archaic or • formal yea
  • 1.1Expressing agreement with a positive statement: ‘That was a grand evening.’ ‘Yes, it was.’
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Although felt extremely happy when I heard that, I could not give a big positive yes at the moment he asked.
    • Of course, yes, certainly, it was a chance to be associated with the games.
    • We would be in a better position economically now, yes, definitely.
  • 1.2Asked at the end of a statement to indicate the expectation of agreement: you think I perhaps killed Westbourne, yes?
  • 1.3Expressing contradiction of a negative statement: ‘You don’t want to go.’ ‘Yes, I do.’
  • 2Used as a response to someone addressing one or trying to attract one’s attention: ‘Oh, Mr Lawrence.’ ‘Yes?’
  • 3Used to question a remark: ‘It should be easy to check.’ ‘Oh yes? How?’
  • 4Encouraging someone to continue speaking: ‘When you bought those photographs ...’ ‘Yes?’
  • 5Expressing great pleasure or excitement: plenty to eat, including hot hamburger sandwiches (yes!)
  • 6Expressing irritation or impatience: ‘Is the pain still there?’ ‘Yes, yes, damn you, the pain is always there’
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I start to drum my fingernails on my purse, out of habit, boredom, and yes, irritation.
    • Yes, yes, obviously I've an interest; obviously I'm hoping you're going to rush to the bookshop to buy mine.
    • Yes, yes, I know all of this will pass but why can't it pass NOW?

sustantivo (plural yeses or yesses)

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  • An affirmative answer or decision, especially in voting: answering with assured and ardent yeses
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    • Rilla counted them up as each name was called, and found a large majority of yesses.
    • I smiled thoughtfully to myself as I ticked off the amount of yeses on my fingers.
    • So, if you're reading this could you please post a yes or a no as to whether you are on the Organ Donor register.

Frases

yes and no

Partly and partly not: ‘Did it come as a surprise to you?’ ‘Yes and no.’
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yet no one has offered to suggest that Ablett's woes are anything other than those of his own making - but I would argue yes and no?
  • The answer, like so many things in politics, is yes and no.
  • That is why the answer to your question is, yes and no.

Origen

Old English gēse, gīse, probably from an unrecorded phrase meaning 'may it be so'.

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