Questions tagged with was

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can i use past tense after is?
International children's day is celebrated annually on 1st of June since 1950. International children's day was celebrated annually on 1st ...
past-tense is was 0 votes, asked Jul 20 by sarah chew
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Indirect Speech
Can you change this sentence into indirect speech? Rachel said:'The conference was held last week.' was held is a passive ...
indirect speech was held 0 votes, asked Jun 06 by M.J.
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Should I use was or were?
Should I use was or were in the following question? The following informations about this item was contributed by Mr.X: ...
was were was-were 0 votes, asked Apr 25 by Queen Sarah
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Past tense usage of words in the same sentence
I work in security and I have to write a report after every incident. Is the following sentence - "I ...
is was past tense present +1 vote, asked Feb 05 by Cody Reed
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Using "were vs was" with two nouns following each other in a sentence.
Can someone make me understand the right usage with "were vs was" in the follwoing sentence. ex: "paper and cardboard ...
were was grammar sentance Usage +1 vote, asked Jan 02 by Mkod
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Was or were
I feel as if I was there
was or were +1 vote, asked Nov 01 '15 by Cheryl Seta
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use of was and were
Which is correct; Forty percent of learners was late? or, Forty percent of learners were late? Why?
were was concord 0 votes, asked Jul 29 '15 by Gerard Rissik
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Simple past with " be "
Which sentence is correct & why ? I was a student or I was student.
I was 0 votes, asked Apr 22 '15 by Famous
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Use of "was, were"
Is it "I wish I was there" or "I wish I were there"?
I was I were 0 votes, asked Apr 09 '15 by Rhonda shelburne
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was 0 votes, asked Apr 01 '15 by raks007
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Word Choice between "wasn't" and "weren't"
In the following sentence: "When she'd found out their kind weren't as appealing as she'd hoped...." The correct word choice, ...
was were Word choice 0 votes, asked Dec 02 '14 by Michael Scott
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(was used to - used to)
I used to get up early. = I don't get up early now. I was used to getting up early ...
was used to 0 votes, asked Aug 30 '14 by eslamfarag
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was or were?
Which is correct? The type of shoes she wanted was $100. The type of shoes she wanted were $100. What ...
was or were 0 votes, asked Jul 05 '14 by Miya Allen
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correct verb
Is it: was or were on the following questions: 1.Jack hesitated knowing that if he was/were wrong he would be ...
was or were 0 votes, asked Jan 08 '14 by J.T. Bailey
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Was and past tense
My professor marks out the word "was" and writes that it isn't past tense. What should I be using instead?
was 0 votes, asked Oct 10 '13 by Amanda
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was or without was
1) John saw his neighbour was struggling in the river. or John saw his neighbour struggling in the river. 2) ...
was +1 vote, asked May 04 '13 by Ryan E
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was vs. were
"She sensed something important were happening and certainly that Bump meant her no harm." When reading the sentence aloud I'm ...
was were 0 votes, asked Jan 29 '13 by Bill Hirons
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