Definición de yes en inglés:

yes

Silabificación: 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, very well, of course, by all means, sure, certainly, absolutely, indeed, right, affirmative, in the affirmative, agreed, roger; Nautical aye aye
    informal yeah, yep, yup, ya, uh-huh, okay, OK, okey-dokey, okey-doke
    archaic yea, aye
  • 1.1Expressing agreement with a positive statement just made: “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.
  • 1.2Expressing contradiction of a negative statement: “You don’t want to go.” “Yes, I do.”
  • 2Used as a response to someone addressing one or otherwise trying to attract one’s attention: “Oh, Mr. Lawrence.” “Yes?”
  • 3Used to question a remark or ask for more detail about it: “It should be easy to check.” “Oh yes? How?”
  • 3.1Asked at the end of a statement to indicate the expectation of agreement: you think I perhaps killed Westbourne, yes?
  • 4Encouraging someone to continue speaking: “When you bought those photographs ...” “Yes?”
  • 5Expressing delight: plenty to eat, including hot roast beef sandwiches (yes!)

sustantivo (plural yeses or yesses)

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  • An affirmative answer or decision, especially in voting: answering with assured and ardent yeses
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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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