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adjective
resulting inevitably but indirectly from another event or circumstancethe works closed with the direct loss of 3000 jobs and many more from the knock-on effect on the area
noun
rugby the infringement of playing the ball forward with the hand or arm
verb knock on (adverb)
rugby to play (the ball) forward with the hand or arm
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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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