hier soir and hier nuit?

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hier soir and hier nuit?

when I have a look at the meaning of "hier soir"; it is translated into french as last night and yesterday evening. doesn't hier nuit used to say last night?
thank you for naswers

Asked 2 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Hasan,

The short answer is no, you cannot say 'hier nuit'.

You could say

'la nuit dernière'

but from the context, you would know whether we were talking of the evening or the night.

 and

hier soir

can be both

last night and yesterday evening.

Hope this helps!

hier soir and hier nuit?

when I have a look at the meaning of "hier soir"; it is translated into french as last night and yesterday evening. doesn't hier nuit used to say last night?
thank you for naswers

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