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    Question is the word were a transitive verb

    is the word were a transitive verb, a intransitive verb, a linking verb, or a helping verb?

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    Default Re: is the word were a transitive verb

    "were" is is the past simple of "be".

    "be" is used as a helping verb.

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    Default Re: is the word were a transitive verb

    And as a linking verb.

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