"If I were you,"

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Is it:

 

If I were you and I was interupted like that, I would say something about it. 

 

or 

 

If I were you and I were insulted, I would say something about it. 

 

Or something else entirely? 

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In both sentences you must use "were" twice. This is because you are suggesting a condition contrary to fact, which is indicated by the word "if." When you suggest a condition contrary to fact the subjunctive mood is being used, and it calls for a verb change from was to were.

link comment answered Aug 18 '14 at 18:36 Jack Morais New member
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If I were insulted, I would say something about it. 

 

If I was interupted like that, I would say something about it. 

link comment answered Aug 18 '14 at 16:37 Sanjay Expert

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