Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: was


    • Join Date: Jul 2003
    • Posts: 508
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    was

    "But the drugs and alcohol was that monkey on his back he couldn't get rid of."

    Was not were?

    Thanks.

    BMO

  1. Casiopea's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2003
    • Posts: 12,970
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: was

    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    "But the drugs and alcohol was that monkey on his back he couldn't get rid of."

    Was not were?

    Thanks.

    BMO
    If the subject is singular, then the verb is singular,

    That monkey on his back that he couldn't get rid of is/was the drugs and alcohol.


    • Join Date: Jul 2003
    • Posts: 508
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: was

    Thanks. I thought the drugs and alcohol were the subject.

    BMO

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •