Denizione di  were - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua were




  1. Second-person singular simple past tense indicative of be.
    John, you were the only person to see him.
  2. First-person plural simple past tense indicative of be.
    We were about to leave.
  3. Second-person plural simple past tense indicative of be.
    Mary and John, you were right.
  4. Third-person plural simple past tense indicative of be.
    They were a fine group.
  5. Simple imperfect subjunctive in all persons of be.
    I wish that it were Sunday.
    I wish that I were with you.
    • with ""if"" omitted, put first in an ""if"" clause:
      Were it simply that she wore a hat, I would not be upset at all. (= If it were simply...)
      Were father a king, we would have war. (= If father were a king,...)
    • 2011 November 3, David Ornstein, “Macc Tel-Aviv 1 - 2 Stoke”, BBC Sport:
      Maccabi would have been out of contention were it not for Stokes profligacy, but their fortune eventually ran out as the visitors opened the scoring.
  6. (Northern England) was.

Wikipedia were (plural weres)

  1. (archaic) man (human male), as in werewolf (“man-wolf”).
  2. (fandom slang) The collective name for any kind of person that changes into another form under certain conditions, including the werewolf.

Definizione italiano>inglese were


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Traduzione 'veloce'

erano |eravamo |eravate |eri |fui |sua |

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