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To be in the simple past tense
To be in the simple past tense :
I was you were he/she/it was we were you were they were
Was I? were you? was he/she/it? were we? were you? were they?
I was not you were not he/she/it was not we were not you were not they were not
I wasn't you weren't he/she/it wasn't we weren't you weren't they weren't (contracted form)
Short answers with to be :
We usually use the contraction in the negative form.
Was he here yesterday ? yes he was / no he wasn't.
Were they at work at 8.00 am? yes they were / no they weren't.
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