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    Hi,

    "As though it were all his son's fault,..."

    Why is it used in the sentence above? Shouldn't it be "was"?

    Thanks
    Last edited by joeoct; 11-Jul-2011 at 14:17.

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    Re: were

    Quote Originally Posted by joeoct View Post
    Hi,

    "As thought it were all his son's fault,..."

    Why is it used in the sentence above? Shouldn't it be "was"?

    Thanks
    When we talk about a condition that is contrary to fact, we often use the subjunctive form were instead of was.

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    Re: were

    Quote Originally Posted by joeoct View Post
    "As thought it were all his son's fault,..."
    Note the typo it should be as though ...

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    Re: were

    Thanks. Yes, I will correct it.

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