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    sayjoe Guest


    How To Use Was &as

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: Mr

    There are two different kinds of word.

    "was" = past of the verb "to be"

    I was sad when my mother died.

    "as" = can be a conjunction, an adverb or a preposition.

    He came as quickly as he could. The first "as" is an adverb modifying "came"; the second "as" is a preposition, relating to the following verb clause "he could".

    See here for a more extensive description: Learning English | BBC World Service

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