yes and no
In some ways and not others, as in Did you enjoy yourself?—Yes and no, I liked the music itself but hated the conductor. This idiom, always a reply to a question, was first recorded in 1873.
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
And yes, someone has already called Spencer a “Small Fry,” har har.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yes, we do typically do better than Europe (and Canada, too, which is frequently awful on this score).
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
But yes, I pictured a James Bond-type just sauntering over to her.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
"Yes, Alessandro," she answered faintly, the gusts sweeping her voice like a distant echo past him.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
They used to believe in witchcraft, and they burned millions—yes, millions—of innocent women as witches.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift