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    Wink If I were/was you?

    Hi!

    A question for all.

    Which one is grammatically correct?

    A) If I were you....
    B) If I was you....

    I have a friend who said that If I was you... is only accepted in AmE.
    Enlighten me on this.

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    Re: If I were/was you?

    Quote Originally Posted by apiz View Post
    Hi!

    A question for all.

    Which one is grammatically correct?

    A) If I were you....
    B) If I was you....

    I have a friend who said that If I was you... is only accepted in AmE.
    Enlighten me on this.
    If you type "if I were you" into the search box on this site, you will find that this question has been asked, and answered, many times.

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    Re: If I were/was you?

    Thanks bhaisahab! I'm new.Still learning.

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