WERE Sentence, Example and UsageExamples and usage of WERE in prose and poetry
Usage of "WERE" in sentences
To better understand the meaning of WERE, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word WERE
"But on the edge of town, drills were driven out of his mind by something else"- The word/phrase 'were' was used by 'J. K. Rowling' in 'Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone'.
"They were whispering excitedly together"- 'J. K. Rowling' has used the were in the novel Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
"This bunch were whispering excitedly, too, and he couldn't see a single collecting tin"- To understand the meaning of were, please see the following usage by J. K. Rowling in Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
"We were approaching our destination"
"The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet"
"They were circuiting about the state"