Please could someone help me on when to use was, were, there, there're etc. I though I knew how to make use of these words and probably do but I would like to refresh myself and be in a position to explain to someone else. Many thnks
you were (singular)
you were (plural)
'there' has different meanings. Here are two of them:
1. There are / is / were / was etc. used to show that something exists or happens (existed / happened)
2. used to indicate a position / location:
They went to see Clara, and stayed there for a few hours.
Where is the book - It's there.
Also 'then' has several meanings. Two of them are:
1. used to refer to a specific time in the past or future:
I've been invited too, so I'll see you then.
I saw him at the party but haven't a heard a thing since then.
2. used to introduce the next item eg. in a series of actions; subsequently:
We had lunch, and then watched the film.
First cook the onions, then add the mushrooms.
Try to find out more here:
Hope this helps.