how to pronounce yesterday


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the above transcription of yesterday is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

yesterday frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word yesterday occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

yesterday is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of yesterday in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you used to be yesterday and of course …”

meaning of yesterday

Yesterday means the day before today.

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