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    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?

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    Re: if it weren't for / hadn't been for

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    It could have been a great year if it ____ for all those injuries.
    (A) weren't (B) hadn't been
    Which option is correct?
    B is the one we'd expect.

    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.

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