Bedeutung von “yes” im Essential American English Dictionary


exclamation us /jes/

A1 used to agree with something, or to give a positive answer to something:

“Can I borrow your pencil?” “Yes, of course.”
“Coffee?” “Yes, please.”

A1 used as an answer when someone calls you:

“Jack!” “Yes?”

A2 used when you are disagreeing with a negative statement:

“I’m not a very good cook.” “Yes, you are – you cook really well!”

(Definition von “yes” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)