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From the alternative provided in the question below select the one which is...


Question

From the alternative provided in the question below select the one which is most appropriately completes the sentence:
I was still sleeping when the national news ________ this morning

Options

A) were broadcast

B) were broadcasted

C) was broadcast

D) was broadcasted

E) were being broadcasted

Explanation:

Both was and were are past tense of 'is' and 'are' respectively, singular subject demands a singular verb. Its a simple past tense, so was and broadcast are used.

Explanation provided by Itz Kyle


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  • Itz Kyle

    Both was and were are past tense of 'is' and 'are' respectively, singular subject demands a singular verb. Its a simple past tense, so was and broadcast are used.

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  • Sam David O

    Was is a present tense.. but were is mostly used as past tense.... Was is the correct answer.

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  • Sam David O

    Was is a present tense.. but were is mostly used as past tense.... Was is the correct answer.

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