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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 5 months ago

Wasn't or weren't?

If people weren't spending their time on social media.

If people wasn't spending their time on social media.

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  • 5 months ago
    Best answer

    "Weren't" is the correct term.

    Your sentence is an example of a subjunctive mood, which means that you are referring to a wish, emotion, hypothetical situations, etc.

    Source(s): Refer to any book or article on "subjunctive" mood in English grammar.
  • 5 months ago

    If people weren’t spending their time on social media is correct.

  • RP
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Weren't is correct.

  • JASON
    Lv 5
    5 months ago

    Weren't, past tense.

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  • Tom
    Lv 5
    5 months ago

    Weren’t because people are plural.

  • 5 months ago

    Weren't. People is plural.

  • 5 months ago

    Weren’t They were not.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    the proper conditional is "weren't"

  • Lôn
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    People WEREN'T.

    'People' conveys many individuals.

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