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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of bump

First recorded in 1560–70; imitative

OTHER WORDS FROM bump

bump·ing·ly, adverbun·bumped, adjective
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How to use bump in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bump

bump
/ (bʌmp) /

verb
noun

Word Origin for bump

C16: probably of imitative origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with bump

bump

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