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Patterson

[ pat-er-suhn ]
/ ˈpæt ər sən /
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noun
Eleanor Medill "Cissy", 1884–1948, U.S. newspaper editor and publisher.
Floyd, 1935–2006, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1956–59, 1960–62.
Frederick Douglass, 1901–1988, U.S. educator; founder of United Negro College Fund.
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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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