Poll: I said that if it ____ ready by Monday, I would cancel the order.

I said that if it ____ ready by Monday, I would cancel the order.

wasn't
weren't
Either could be used.

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  • Added: January 2013

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Comments:

richard

it being singular will go with "wasn't"...

rouyer

In every day English, "it was not" is what I would certainly use. In a more literary mode " it were not" could be used.

2083

AS it is reported speech, "wasn't" sounds better to me.

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