[ chahy-kawf-skee, -kof-; Russian chyee-kawf-skyee ]
/ tʃaɪˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-; Russian tʃyiˈkɔf skyi /
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Pëtr Il·ich [Russian pyawtree-lyeech]. /Russian pyɔtr iˈlyitʃ/. Tchaikovsky, Pëtr Ilich.
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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.
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