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remains

/ (rɪˈmeɪnz) /
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pl n

any pieces, scraps, fragments, etc, that are left unused or still extant, as after use, consumption, the passage of time, etcthe remains of a meal; archaeological remains
the body of a dead person; corpse
Also called: literary remains the unpublished writings of an author at the time of his or her death

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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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