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    #1

    was/ were

    I wish my camera was/ were with me.

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    Re: was/ were

    I would use were.

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    #3

    Re: was/ were

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    I would use were.
    Like riquecohen, I use 'were', but 'was' is commonly heard these days, especially in BrE. If you are in an exam, it's safer to use 'were'.


    ps, I'd be more likely to say, "I wish I had my camera with me".
    Last edited by 5jj; 28-Nov-2013 at 13:54. Reason: tidying up

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