Thks for ur example(http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1967) at http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2780 it's more useful but I have some questions from ur example.
It was the day that I was born.
He was full of hope.
I understand many examples but still don't understand in some examples at the top.
If I wrote the top sentance it should be ...
It was the day that I born.
What was it ?
He has full of hope. or something but I don't think about was for sure
Could u explain me more about Verb to be ? I understand only "was" means equal ... but in the sentance do not mean equal.
Thks a lot
The word be is the most irregular of all the irregular verbs. The word was is used to talk about the past.
- A: It was a bad day yesterday.
B: Why is that?
A: Nothing went right.
B: Perhaps today will be better.
A: How was your day?
B: It was a good day.
A: How did you like it?
B: It was terrific!
A: Was it good?
B: Yes, it was good.
A: Donna was really upset.
B: Yes, but she's better now.
- It was bad, but it's better now.
I am very grateful to Mike because he was so helpful to me.
I was fourteen years old when my father died.
I was sad about that.
I was my mother's favorite.
I was born in 1950.
Does that help?