Synonyms for yesterday

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We met the son and the old man at one of their mines yesterday.

Fifty-two runs since yesterday at this time, and the bell still ringing.

The appearance of the country ahead is better than it looked yesterday.

After this we left them and continued on to the spring found yesterday, and camped.

It won't be any safer to insult me now than it was yesterday.

I saw you in the Exchange this morning—I saw you yesterday—and the day before.

Ah, I remember the night I was converted, as if it were yesterday.

A regret for the mistakes of yesterday must not, however, blind us to the tasks of today.

But yesterday he up and bashed a fellow in the jaw, and the man went down.

Yesterday she had teasingly boasted to Katherine that Austin was in love with her.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English geostran dæg, from dæg "day" (see day) + geostran "yesterday," from Proto-Germanic *gestra- (cf. Old High German gestaron, German gestern "yesterday," Old Norse gær "tomorrow, yesterday," Gothic gistradagis "tomorrow"), originally "the other day" (reckoned from "today," either backward or forward), from PIE *ghes (cf. Sanskrit hyah, Avestan zyo, Persian di, Greek khthes, Latin heri, Old Irish indhe, Welsh doe "yesterday;" Latin hesternus "of yesterday").

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