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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.

Idioms about cool

Origin of cool

First recorded before 1000; Middle English col, coul, Old English cōl; cognate with Middle Low German kōl, Old High German kuoli, German kühl; see cold, chill

synonym study for cool

1. See cold. 5. See calm.

OTHER WORDS FROM cool

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How to use cool in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cool

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Derived forms of cool

Word Origin for cool

Old English cōl; related to Old Norse kōlna, Old High German kuoli; see cold, chill
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