Is it OK to say, `Yesterday night’?

We find a lot of Indians saying, `I met him yesterday night.’ Native speakers of English would probably frown upon this. It’s okay to say, `yesterday morning/afternoon’, but not `yesterday night’. You normally say, `last night’. For example, I met Dravid at the party last night.

Source: The Hindu ‘Know Your English’ Series, January 2, 2006

 


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