Re: How old were you being
... might just about work. -- The verb is "work."
Originally Posted by AlexAD
I don't have the right size drill bit, but this might work. -- It could serve the purpose it was needed for.
If I am even more doubtful, I might change it to "might just about" work. I don't really have the right color lipstick to go with that dress, but this color might just about work.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.