it seems like only yesterday

Definition of it seems like only yesterday

used to say that something seems like it just happened
  • It's been over a year since we met, but it seems like only yesterday.

Word by Word Definitions

seem play seems
  1. : to appear to the observation or understanding

  2. : to give the impression of being

only play
  1. : unquestionably the best : peerless

  2. : alone in a class or category : sole

  3. : having no brother or sister

  1. : as a single fact or instance and nothing more or different : merely

  2. : solely, exclusively

  3. : at the very least

  1. : with the restriction that : but

  2. : and yet : however

  3. : were it not that : except

yesterday play
  1. : on the day last past : on the day preceding today

  2. : at a time not long past : only a short time ago

  1. : the day last past : the day next before the present

  2. : recent time : time not long past

  3. : past time


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