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Is "yes" a verb?

Do you use "yes" as a verb?

If so, how do you use "yes" as a verb?

How often do you use "yes" as a verb?

Have you ever heard "yes" used as a verb?

If so, how often do you think you hear "yes" used as a verb?

How often have you heard "yes" used as a verb?

If "yes" is used as a verb, does it mean something good or something bad?
 

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I think that I have only heard it used as a verb after 'will' (I'll yes that) and would, and then not very often in BE. ;-)
 
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I think that I have only heard it used as a verb after 'will' (I'll yes that) and would, and then not very often in BE. ;-)


You mean you have never been "yessed"? And you've never "yessed" anyone.

I would not have thought it to be used in the simple future to indicate an immediate action.


I would think: simple present, simple past, past progressive, present progressive - and those only.
 

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Maybe it's more AE. I'll see what others think. ;-)
 
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