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    were: we were; they were; you were; those were

    • What happened the day you were born?
      What were you doing there?
      Something strange happened while you were out.
      Those were the days.
      Where were you July 20, 1969?
      Where were you?
      Who were the Celts?
      Remember when you were young?
      Who were the Vikings?
      Were the moon landings faked?
      They were there until 5:00.
      What were they doing there?
      Why were they there?
      Why were you there?
      How old were you when that happened?
      What clothes were you wearing?
      We were not there when it happened.

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    been (past participle of to be): I have been; she has been; he has been; they have been; we have been; it has been

    been
    • I have never have been kissed.
      Have you ever been to a hospital?
      I have never been to a hospital.
      I haven't been to a hospital in years.
      I have been to a hospital, but not recently.
      Have you ever been kissed?
      Susie has been kissed several times.
      I have been to the mountaintop.
      If you like gambling for pleasure, but do not live near a
      casino, you have been deprived of one of life's little pleasures.
      Where has my money been?
      I've been spammed! What do I do?
      Java had long been a success on the server, but that kind of success is invisible.
      Has your site been banned?
      Have you been there?
      I have been there.
      The house has been rebuilt.
      I was thinking about what could have been.
      It could have been a good day.
      Let me pose five questions you've probably been dying to ask.
      I have been here a long time.
      He has been here only a short while.
      She hasn't been here long at all.
      They have been there for ten years.
      It has been checked.
      It must have been something I ate.
      It's been a long time.
      On the contrary, it hasn't been long at all.
      Could Kant have been a utilitarian?
      It has been worth it.
      I have been there.
      Who has been in the kitchen making a mess?
      Where has Bob been?
      He will be late. He has been delayed.
      Where have you been?

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    was: I was; he was; she was; it was; that was


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    • That was the queen.
      I was upset with you, but I'm not now.
      It was a busy day.
      It was a hot day.
      It was a cold day.
      Was it?
      It was.
      Bob was supposed to be here.
      Who was that?
      It was Sue.
      That was weird.
      It was good.
      How was it?
      Was it good?
      It was okay.
      Who was Fibonacci?
      My application was rejected.
      Newton was a genius.
      Kilroy was here.
      It was snowing when we went out.
      It was raining.
      He was full of hope.
      Was he ambitious?
      He was heavy.
      I was wrong.
      It was a good day, wasn't it?
      It was raining when we went out.
      It was sunny when we got back.
      He was helpful.
      He was my teacher in the eighth grade.
      That was the last time I saw her.
      Was it good for you?
      It was good.
      It was very good.
      What was his name before he changed it?
      I don't know what it was.
      When was he supposed to be here?
      Is that what it was?
      Where was it?
      It was under some things.
      That was something that will be hard to forget.
      It was memorable.

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    was

    A:Who was that masked man?
    B: That was the lone ranger.

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    Default These verbs do not change form when they change tense

    These verbs do not change form when they change tense.

    • bet
      bid
      cost
      cut
      fit
      hit
      hurt
      input
      let
      outbid
      put
      quit
      rid
      set
      shed
      shut
      slit
      split


    See: http://www.usingenglish.com/irregular-verb-list.html
    Also, see: http://forums.delphiforums.com/Using...ges?msg=5192.1

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    Hey Ron!

    Have you seen the updated page? http://www.usingenglish.com/irregular-verb-list.html

    Did you notice this? Help for ESL Learners Learning Irregular Verbs
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    Hey Ron!

    Have you seen the updated page? http://www.usingenglish.com/irregular-verb-list.html

    Did you notice this? Help for ESL Learners Learning Irregular Verbs
    Yes, I noticed that. No, I didn't. That is, it looks like part of that page is pretty new.

    :wink:

    I still have lots of work to do.

    :)

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    It's coming along just fine. It's a fantastic effort!
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    Default What is it?

    is: he is; she is; it is;

    is
    • Is it snowing there?
      War is an ugly thing, but it is not the ugliest thing.
      What is that for?
      It is for writing.
      What is it for?
      It is for writing.
      Sue is working.
      Does it work?
      It does work.
      A pen is for writing.
      Sue is working in TV.
      It is a particle.
      It is a particle of what?
      What is it a particle of?
      What is a pen used for?
      How is it used?
      It is great honor
      What is going on?
      What is happening?
      What is the matter?
      Why is she here?
      What is she doing here?
      It is an honor for me to be here today.
      A pen is used for writing.
      What is Sue working in?
      It is worth listening to.
      What is it?
      What is black and white and read all over?
      What time is it?
      What is copyright protection?
      What is poetry?
      What is prose?
      What is that on your nose?
      What is it?
      Why is it important?
      What is your favorite color?
      Where is the moon?
      Where is the sun at noon?
      Why is it that way?
      What is it made of?
      Is it a kind of cheese?
      Is there cheese on that sandwich?
      What is up?
      It is cold.
      It is snowing.
      The winter winds are blowing.
      London is the capital of England.
      It is a big city.
      The Nile is a long river.
      The barn owl is a predatory bird.
      The cardinal is a reddish bird.
      The hawk is a bird of prey.
      What is going on?
      Is that expensive?
      Is it good to eat?
      Is it tasty?
      Is it cold?
      Is it hot?
      It is too hot.
      No, it is not.
      What time is it?
      It is time to go.
      Is it time to go home?
      It is time to go home.
      What is a battery?
      Why is the Mona Lisa smiling?
      What is real?
      What is your name?
      Where is the International Space Station?
      Where is space?
      Enough is enough.
      Have you had enough?
      Is that enough?
      It is broken.
      The idea is a simple one.
      Is it on?
      Is it turned off?
      The fox is red.
      The rabbit is small.
      He is fast.
      He is a fast runner.
      He is slow.
      He is smart.
      He is sick.
      She is a good student.
      She is good to her mother.
      He is the president.
      She is the foreign minister of Spain.
      She is a woman.
      He is a man.

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    More sentences using is.

    • She is pretty, but is she smart?
      She is smart, but is she pretty?
      She is pretty, but is she a good person?

      He is hateful.
      He is mean.
      It is red.
      It is green.

      The zebra is striped.
      The zebra is related to the horse.
      The hippo is related to the pig.
      A large fruit is a big fig.

      A man is a pawn in the hands of a wily woman.

      Who is she?
      She is your mother.

      Who is she?
      She is your sister.

      Who is she?
      She is your aunt.

      Who is he?
      He is your father.

      Who is he?
      He is your brother.

      Who is he?
      He is your uncle.

      Who is he?
      He is your cousin.

      Who is she?
      She is a singer.

      What is a cow?
      A cow is a ruminant.
      What is a ruminant?
      A ruminant is an animal with four stomachs.

      It is an animal?
      It is an animal.

      She is an educated person.
      Her English is good.
      She is good at saying what she wants to say.
      She is good at what she does.

      What is his job?
      His job is cooking meals.
      He is a cook.

      The sky is dark.
      It is about to rain.
      It is gloomy outside.
      It is wet.
      It is a wet day.
      It is damp.
      It is muddy.
      It is late.
      It is time to go to bed.
      It is bedtime.

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