QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
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Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Words nearby bollworm
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Example sentences from the Web for bollworm
The cotton crop of the country is threatened with root rot, the bollworm, and the boll weevil.State of the Union Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for bollworm
/ (ˈbəʊlˌwɜːm) /
any of various moth caterpillars, such as Pectinophora (or Platyedra) gossypiella (pink bollworm), that feed on and destroy cotton bolls
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