which sentence is correct to say ?


what's correct: YOU WAS'T THERE or YOU WEREN'T THERE ?

grammarly asked Sep 11 '13 at 14:53 nickel New member

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Subject-verb agreement.


Traditionally, you would use "was not" for singular subjects.

He was not there.

He wasn't there

Aaron was not there.

Aaron wasn't there.


Unfortunately for foreign learners, "you" is one of the many exceptions in our dizzying language.

"You were not there."

"You weren't there."

link comment answered Sep 12 '13 at 00:48 Aaron Prejean Expert

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