In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ayerI spoke to him yesterday — ayer hablé con él
- yesterday morning — ayer por la mañana
- they left yesterday week — ayer hizo una semana que se fueron
- Our trip over the Pennines went very well yesterday, good job we did it yesterday as today the M62 is blocked due to an accident.
- Still, things have been far smoother here today than they were yesterday.
- His reaction is the same today as it was yesterday, that he wants to get to the bottom of this.
- Detectives arrested the boy in Bradford yesterday and he was today being held at Lawcroft House police station awaiting interview.
- Mr Dillon did not return calls to The Guardian yesterday or today.
- I think it was today or yesterday President Chirac essentially backed that up.
- Fatal crash investigators combed the scene yesterday and would return today to continue their investigations.
- I actually listened to Thought for the Day on Today yesterday.
- I'll ask him questions about what we did today, yesterday, and about the adventures that we've had in the past.
- There was an upswing of violence again today, yesterday, and the day before.
- Having had to offer congratulations to one celeb couple yesterday, today The Sun is back on form, stirring up a spot of trouble.
- The ceremonies were taking place over two days at York Minster, yesterday and today, and saw students graduate in a variety of subjects.
- However, one of his lawyers said yesterday that today's court date will still have to be honoured since it was ordered.
- The crew of a nuclear submarine was given a hero's welcome yesterday as it arrived home from the Gulf.
- Speaking of stats: do you think they tell you how many people visited your beloved blog today, yesterday, last week, last month?
- I was welcome yesterday, but today I feel like the three of you are hiding something from me.
- I am doing a research paper on Women's voting rights; yesterday and today.
- There is many western places in this town so I had some porridge yesterday and some muesli today which is really helping things.
- And they came to the House yesterday and today with the recommendation that was passed.
- Well, I think I'm considerably less grumpy and irritable today than yesterday.
1the events of yesterday — los acontecimientos de ayer
- yesterday was a busy day — ayer fue un día de mucha actividad
- the day before yesterday — anteayer
- all our yesterdays — nuestro pasado
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