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verb (adverb)

to remain or cause to remain outside
keep out of
  1. to remain or cause to remain unexposed tokeep out of the sun
  2. to avoid or cause to avoidthe boss is in an angry mood, so keep out of her way

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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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