Can we use she with were?

Can we use she with were?

We use “was” with I, he, she, it when speaking of the past: it is the singular past form of the verb “to be”. We use “were” with you and they and we: it is the plural past form. But sometimes we can use “were” with I (he, she, it): I wish I were a sailor.

Is if she were correct grammar?

If the verb in the if clause is “to be,” use “were,” even if the subject of the clause is a third person singular subject (i.e., he, she, it). See the examples below for an illustration of this exception: If I was a rich man, I would make more charitable donations.

Is the phrase ” I wish she were here ” correct?

Yes. “I wish she were here” is perfectly correct. It is an example of the subjunctive mood in English. We use “were” when expressing a wish or desire or speaking of circumstances that are not occurring in reality. “I wish he were an nicer person. “I wish I were a little taller.” I wish my children were well-behaved.”

Which is correct if she was or if she were?

For example: “If she was there, nobody knew it.” It could also refer to past habitual condition: “If she was there, everyone was happy.” “If she were” is the PRESENT tense for a situation that isn’t true. “”If she were here now, we could ask her.” This situation is more common than the first.

When to use’if he were here’and’if it were’?

‘If he were here’ [If he were (not ‘am’) a king, he would rule wisely. But it is not possible for him to be a king. Therefore ‘were’ is used. Sometimes ‘was’ is used.) ‘If she were a little bigger’ (Explanation is the same as above. She cannot be a little bigger. It is not possible for her to be a little bigger NOW or a few days later.

What is the past tense of he was there, she was hot?

It was there , he was there, she was hot are examples of the past tense of to be in the 3rd person single, there the mode is factual, in other words it happened. They were there, is the plural form. But the subjunctive mode always uses were.