To Be – Use the Form (Past vs Present)

Practice and Learn To Be - Use the Correct Form (Past vs Present)

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    Complete the sentence with the correct form of to be:
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    Question:
    Complete the sentence

    I _____ at the park with Peter this morning.

    [ A ] was

    [ B ] is

    [ C ] were

    The words is, am, and are tell about the present.
    Use is if the sentence is about one person, animal, place, or thing.

    Mary is funny. It is soft.

    Use are if the sentence is about more than one person, animal, place, or thing. Also, use are if the sentence is about you.

    Jake and Ron are late. We are behind you. You are so nice.

    Use am if the sentence is about I.

    I am here.


    The words was and were tell about the present.
    Use was if the sentence is about one person, animal, place, or thing.

    Mary as funny.

    It was soft.

    I was at the park.

    Use were if the sentence is about more than one person, animal, place, or thing. Also, use were if the sentence is about you.

    Jake and Ron were late.

    We were behind you.

    You were great on the stage.

    Solution:

    The subject is I and this morning is probably in the past. Complete the sentence with was.

    I was at the park with Peter this morning.

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