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Quick grammar question
« on: September 25, 2020, 07:06:17 PM »
I've got this sentence, but am not sure. Should I use were, or was?

“You were (was) going to tell me about my mother, when we were interrupted,” Neel said. He took a sip of his iced tea and looked at his father.
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Re: Quick grammar question
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2020, 07:14:50 PM »
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Re: Quick grammar question
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2020, 07:16:20 PM »
Of course were.  "I was, you were, he was, we were, you were, they were."

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Re: Quick grammar question
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2020, 09:42:51 PM »
Thanks. I don't know what got me so confused. Must be tired.
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Re: Quick grammar question
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2020, 10:36:58 AM »
Know the feeling, Dan.