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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    Was/got injured...

    Hi everyone, Should I use 'got' or 'was' in the following context?

    He got/was injured while playing football yesterday.

    Can someone please explain the rule?

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    Lynxear is offline Senior Member
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    Re: Was/got injured...

    Both are acceptable and the sentence means the same with either one.
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