[ koun-ter-kur-uhnt ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌkɜr ənt /
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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.
OTHER WORDS FROM countercurrentcoun·ter·cur·rent·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for countercurrent
In this way, these young authors are riding a cultural countercurrent.Granta’s Brazil Issue Tells the Country’s New Story|Mac Margolis|November 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At sunset the countercurrent forced them to drop anchor before the Mosselbaaij.
Scientific definitions for countercurrent
[ koun′tər-kûr′ənt ]
A current that flows in an opposite direction to the flow of another current.
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