Was and were

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Was and were

The forms is, am and are are used in the present tense; was and were are used in the past tense.

Was and were are used in the past tense.

Use was when the subject is a singular noun or a singular pronoun like I, he, she or it.

Use were when the subject is a plural noun or a plural pronoun like you, we and they.

See also

Want
-ward(s)
Was and were
Well and good
Whether and if
Which and what
Wish
With
Whose
Would like
Would and used to

See also

Very
Until and till
Up and down
Used to

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