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where's

[ hwairz, wairz ]
/ ʰwɛərz, wɛərz /
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contraction of where is:Where's my belt?
contraction of where has: Where's he been all night?
contraction of where does:Where's he study law?

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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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