[ kon-teks-tuh-mee ]
/ kɒnˈtɛks tə mi /
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noun, plural con·tex·to·mies for 2.
the practice of misquoting someone by shortening the quotation or by leaving out surrounding words or sentences that would place the quotation in context.
an instance of this.
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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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