Lesson 10b - Verb "To be" - Past Tense - Negative



The negative of the past tense of the verb "be" is formed by placing "not" after the verb.

For information on contractions (wasn't) please refer to Lesson 1b.


I was not

I wasn't

You were not

You weren't

He was not

He wasn't

She was not

She wasn't

It was not

It wasn't

We were not

We weren't

You were not

You weren't

They were not

They weren't


I wasn't hungry.

Andy wasn't tall.

The furniture wasn't new.

The living room was not neat.

We weren't late.

The men were not smart.

Her friends weren't poor.