Usage examples for Were

  1. Where were you when I came in? – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. " We didn't go when we were little like you. – Brother and Sister by Josephine Lawrence
  3. But you were too kind, you know. – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett
  4. If she were alone in the world! – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  5. She knew we were going there all the time. – 32 Caliber by Donald McGibeny
  6. Do you mean to say you did not know who they were? – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  7. And what were they doing there? – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  8. Is that what you were going to say?" – Major Vigoureux by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  9. Why did you not let me know where you were? – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  10. Well, you were all afraid. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  11. But if it were not, then what could it be? – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  12. They were all very sorry for her. – Hoodie by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  13. We were just going to. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  14. The rumours were true, then? – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  15. I'm glad you were not. – A Village of Vagabonds by F. Berkeley Smith
  16. You said you were going to tell me something, Jack. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  17. For him, they were no more and could be never again. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  18. If he were in love with the lady? – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  19. If I were you, I would not say that. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  20. He might have said, Were you? – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett