if it weren't for / hadn't been for
It could have been a great year if it ____ for all those injuries.
(A) weren't (B) hadn't been
Which option is correct?
Retired English Teacher
Re: if it weren't for / hadn't been for
B is the one we'd expect.
Originally Posted by sitifan
However, these words could be uttered during the course of the year, with the the idea: This could have been a great year if it weren't for all the injuries our team has been/is suffering.