Was / were exercises

The verb “be” in the past simple (past indefinite) tense — “was”, “were”.

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The verb "be" becomes was/were in the past simple. Its conjugation is the following: I was, you were, he/she/it was, we were, you were, they were. The online exercises on this page will help you practise “was” and “were” in various positive, negative and question sentences. The exercises are recommended for beginners. It is essential to complete them before studying the next topics related to the past simple. You can do each exercise a few times until you feel sure about the answers.