This idiom may be literally translated as "one day yes and another no" and may also be written "día sí, día no."
un día sí y otro nophrase
1. (idiom) (on alternate days)
a. every other day (idiom)
Voy al gimnasio un día sí y otro no. Si fuera todos los días, acabaría muy cansada el domingo.I go to the gym every other day. If I went there every day, by Sunday I'd be really tired.
2. (idiom) (every day; used emphatically)
Día sí, día no, los niños insistían en que les leyera un cuento antes de irse a la cama.Every single day the children would insist I read them a story before going to bed.
We've combined the most accurate English to Spanish translations, dictionary, verb conjugations, and Spanish to English translators into one very powerful search box.
- Spanish DictionaryFeaturing more than 1 million translations
- Spanish TranslatorQuick and easy results from 3 translators
- Verb ConjugationsConjugations for every Spanish verb
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
- Fun and interactive
- Highly effective
- Easy to use
- Works on any device
Did this page answer your question?