Examples of yesteryear in a Sentence
the simple games of yesteryear that kept children entertained for hours
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The parents and siblings who celebrated Christmas with us, gone, the friend of yesteryear who sat next to the tree gesticulating wildly amid her favorite story, gone, the neighbor who came over Christmas Eve to offer a late gift, gone.
So yes, the lines of yesteryear drawn to define these companies are blurring.
However, unlike the pregnant women from yesteryear (or at least the ones on Mad Men), hers was fake.
Reflect on the Christmas celebrations of yesteryear, and look forward to the ones ahead.
To celebrate the return of Stranger Things 2, Teen Vogue gave the actors a box of relics from yesteryear and asked them to rate each fad as either Rad or Bad.
But with the way Napoli are currently playing and the resurgence of Inter Milan, the task could prove to be much harder than those of yesteryear.
Building codes written with the storms of yesteryear in mind are spottily enforced.
Former French Super agent Marc Roger has released a biography replete with several startling details pertinent to some of yesteryear's biggest transfers, per AS.
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Word History of yesteryear
Mais où sont les neiges d’antan is the refrain of a famous poem by François Villon, translated as “But where are the snows of yesteryear?” The line is understood to express a melancholy nostalgia.
The translation was by the English poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Both the French antan and yesteryear originally simply meant “last year,” but today their meaning has broadened to “time gone by.”
Origin and Etymology of yesteryear
First Known Use: 1870See Words from the same year
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