Read and Listen To Sentences Using the Word
"Was"

I was fired.
I was tired.
I was wrong.
Was I wrong?
He was alone.
He was brave.
It was night.
I was at home.
She was brave.
He was at home.
He was patient.
He was standing.
I was a teacher.
How was your day?
She was promoted.
Bill was in Japan.
He was very happy.
I was out all day.
She was very busy.
The room was warm.
When was she born?
Bob was very happy.
Everyone was happy.
He was fast asleep.
He was heartbroken.
How was your night?
I was busy all day.
Nobody was injured.
She was making tea.
The area was quiet.
The baby was naked.
Tom was also there.
Was the movie good?
Where was Tom born?
He was born in Ohio.
He was disappointed.
He was very patient.
How was your summer?
It was getting dark.
It was really cheap.
Kim was still alive.
The law was changed.
The room was locked.
The server was down.
What was that noise?
His mother was right.
How was today's game?
How was your weekend?
It was hot yesterday.
She was hit by a car.
She was well-dressed.
Tom was all worn out.
When was it finished?
He was almost drowned.
How was the math test?
I thought he was sick.
It was a terrible day.
It was hot last night.
It was very difficult.
She was kissed by him.
That's why I was late.
The pain was terrible.
There was no bathroom.
He was in good spirits.
He was too old to swim.
How was your afternoon?
I felt like I was dead.
I was able to help her.
I was in the mountains.
It was a very big room.
She was born last year.
She was breathing hard.
She was dressed in red.
That was a close shave.
That was a great party.
The meeting was closed.
There was nobody there.
Yesterday was Thursday.
He was elected chairman.
It was dark in the room.
It was her that told me.
It was her turn at last.
She was about to go out.
She was aching all over.
The furniture was dusty.
Tom was late for dinner.
He was cleaning his room.
He was playing the piano.
He was very busy all day.
I was caught in a shower.
I was eating dinner then.
I'm not as rich as I was.
It was a terrible affair.
It was just as I thought.
She was eager to go home.
She was in a great hurry.
She was very rude to him.
The baby was fast asleep.
The decision was put off.
The dog was hit by a car.
This was meant as a joke.
Was he lying on his back?
Was the book interesting?
He was absent from school.
He was covered with sweat.
He was in time for school.
He was listening to music.
He was sitting on a bench.
I was almost hit by a car.
I was at a loss for words.
I was disappointed in her.
I was disappointed in him.
I was in bed with the flu.
I was nearly hit by a car.
I was trying to kill time.
It was a wild goose chase.
It was nothing but a joke.
It was really interesting.
My father was in the navy.
She was born in the 1950s.
She was brought up by him.
She was humiliated by him.
She was injured in a fall.
She was out when I called.
The baby was sound asleep.
The concert was a success.
The meeting was held here.
This wasn't cheap, was it?
Tom was Mary's first love.
Was Ken at home yesterday?
What he said was not true.
What was it I left behind?
Yesterday was my birthday.
He was absent at roll call.
He was reading a newspaper.
I was born on June 4, 1974.
I was in London last month.
I was just taking a shower.
I was taking a shower then.
I wish I knew where he was!
It was here that I saw her.
It was Jane who came first.
It was nice and cool there.
Ken was in Japan last year.
Kim's smile was very sweet.
She was blackmailed by him.
She was washing the dishes.
The dog was digging a hole.
The dog was hit by a truck.
Tom's speech was excellent.
Was there a lot of traffic?
He was standing at the door.
I thought that Tom was kind.
I was born on April 3, 1950.
My grandmother was a farmer.
My plan was adopted by them.
She was almost hit by a car.
She was busy with housework.
Who was the book written by?
After the storm, it was calm.
He admitted that it was true.
He was in critical condition.
He was innocent of the crime.
He was late for the 7:30 bus.
His opinion was not accepted.
I did smoke when I was young.
I was disappointed in my son.
I was impressed by his music.
I was laughed at by everyone.
It was a beautiful sunny day.
It was her fate to die young.
It was nice meeting you here.
My car was stolen last night.
She was hurt in the accident.
The car was stuck in the mud.
The sun was shining brightly.
What was served at the party?
He admitted that he was wrong.
He was looking for a good job.
I was looking at old pictures.
I was out of town on vacation.
I was wearing my best clothes.
It was cold, so we lit a fire.
It was his job to gather eggs.
It was yesterday that he died.
She asked him if he was happy.
She told him that she was sad.
She was appointed chairperson.
She was in a hurry to go home.
The curry was nothing special.
The dog was run over by a car.
What was it that you gave him?
When was the last time we met?
A cat was sitting on the chair.
He admitted that he was guilty.
He was a great influence on me.
He was absent from the meeting.
He was accompanied by his wife.
He was born on July 28th, 1888.
He was deserted by his friends.


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