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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Past tense plural of be.

Usage examples (8)
  • Act as if it were impossible to fail.
  • Inuits were tribal and nature worshippers like Asians were& are. to politically incorrect Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 07: 33 PM EST
  • But even now their hands were meeting in the dance, —were meeting still to the very end of it, though they were far off each other.
  • They were deeply interested in behalf of this poor fellow, who was a Frenchman, and “Frenchmen, ” they said, “were not apt to beg unless in real want. for more
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