VIDEO FOR WERE
WATCH NOW: Here's A Little Reminder About "Were" Vs. "Was"
This man had a serious debate over using "were" vs. "was" ... at the pub. Makes sense. Did he figure it out?
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
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Having yourself immortalized with a paunch indicated you were wealthy/held high office/were involved in derring-do.
If you find yourself hungering for more humorous were-action, check out the British version of Being Human on BBC America.
So too, does Henry Kissinger and did the late Arthur Schlesinger Jr., but they are/were apparently another story.
There was a certain difficulty in obtaining the necessary funds without announcing precisely what they-were for.Hyacinth|George A. Birmingham
In pattern it showed bright green flowers-that-never-were sprawling on a purple background.Roast Beef, Medium|Edna Ferber
In Abyssinia, at the present day, blacksmiths are considered to be were-wolves, according to Winstanley.
In tropic countries we have stories of supernatural snakes, who appear in various forms, as were-snakes, shall we say?The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction|Dorothy Scarborough
Accordingly they returned to the Court, where the 288 were-wolf became an object of the greatest curiosity to all.Legends & Romances of Brittany|Lewis Spence