SIMPLE PAST: BE (I was, they were)
1- We form the Past Simple of be like this. Geçmiş zaman Be fiili aşağıdaki gibi kullanılır.
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I was happy. I wasn't happy. Was I happy?
You were sad. You weren't a teacher. Were you sad?
He was tired. He wasn't tired. Was he tired?
She was excited.n She wasn't excited. Was she excited?
It was hungry. It wasn't hungry. Was it hungry?
We were in Bodrum. We weren't in Bodrum. Were we in Bodrum?
They were burglars. They weren't burglars. Were they burglars?
Here are some examples with was and were: İşte was ve were ile ilgili birkaç örnek cümle:
• I was in New York last week.
• We were at home yesterday evening.
• They weren't late this morning.
• Was it a good film?
2- We use was/were when we are talking about the past. Look at these examples: Geçmişten bahsediyorken was/were kullanırız. Bu örneklere bakınız:
a) was/were + facts about the past: was/were + geçmiş ile ilgili gerçekler:
• John F. Kennedy was an American president.
• Our first house was in the centre of town.
• A: Were your answers correct?
B: No, they were all wrong!
b) was/were + place and time: was/were + yer ve zaman:
+ PLACE + TIME
We were in Spain in June
She wasn't at home last night
c) was/were + adjective (e.g. cold, tired): was/were + sıfat (örn. soğuk, yorgun):
• It was cold yesterday.
• They were tired after the journey.
• The train was late again this morning.
• A: Were your exams easy?
B: The first exam was easy, but the second one wasn't.