yesterday the military named a new civilian prime minister, apparently in a bid to quell the protests.
I linked yesterday to Esquire magazine's report on the lack of benefits available to the Navy SEAL who shot bin Laden.
yesterday, when Gawker dumped almost a thousand pages of confidential Bain financial documents, financial reporters shrugged.
Former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair yesterday said the West must do all it could to persuade Mr. Assad to step down.
One feels the same sense of dislocation reading Zweig, his world is indeed a “world of yesterday”.
Miss Manwaring came to me yesterday with a letter of introduction from Edna English.
We met the son and the old man at one of their mines yesterday.
Here's a bit of a treeho, lads, as I bought in Brummagem the day afore yesterday.
Fifty-two runs since yesterday at this time, and the bell still ringing.
Papa said yesterday I must tell a story, and I have one all ready.
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").