wanted to know if ,was or were to be used for past tense


The management team was here to empties the bins at the clinic

asked Apr 21 at 07:52 Abenaa New member

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The infinitive form is always the base form of the verb. Use "to empty."

link comment answered Apr 21 at 21:01 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

Either singular (was) or plural form (were) can be used with group nouns such as 'team' in British English. I believe that the singular form is preferred in American English

link comment answered Apr 21 at 22:15 Jed Grammarly Fellow

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