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"I went to school yesterday" is a phrase which is often translated as "fui a la escuela ayer", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "I went to school yesterday" and "yes" below.
I went to school yesterday(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (I went to the educational institution yesterday)
a. fui a la escuela ayer
I went to school yesterday, but I didn't see you.Fui a la escuela ayer, pero no te vi.
b. fui al colegio ayer
I went to school yesterday to talk with my daughter's teacher.Fui al colegio ayer para hablar con el profesor de mi hija.
c. fui a la facultad ayer
I went to school yesterday at 2 pm.Fui a la facultad ayer a las 2 pm.
2. (I went to the institution for higher education yesterday)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. fui a la universidad ayer
I went to school yesterday to present my dissertation.Fui a la universidad ayer para presentar mi tesis.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (affirmation)
Do you want coffee? - Yes, but just a little bit.¿Quieres café? - Sí, pero solo un poquito.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (affirmation)
Yes! I knew I was right!¡Sí! ¡Sabía que tenía razón!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (affirmation)
a. el sí
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Vote "yes" to the construction of the new school.Vota "sí" para la construcción de la nueva escuela.
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