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División en sílabas: yes

Definición de yes en inglés:


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!
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?”

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.


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


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.

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