Were vs. Where vs. We're

  • The past tense of 'to be'
  • Describes 2 or more people, places, or things
    • example:  We were smart.
  • Always use were when talking about "you"
    • example:  You were going to drive to the store, were you not?
  • Always use were when imaginging a scenario
    • example:  This would never happen if I were in charge.
  • In what place or location
    • exampleWhere do you want to go?
  • Stands for "we are"
    • exampleWe're leaving for school in 5 minutes.

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Orange” became the term for
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  • They were playing a game.
  • Were you serious?
  • Were you going to walk home alone?
  • I wouldn't do that if I were you.
  • I would fly around the world if I were a pilot.
  • Where did you go?
  • Where is she?
  • Where did you see him?
  • Where can I sit?
  • We're very happy.
  • We're walking to school.
  • We're going to the park.
  • We're in the same class.
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