Unit 6.1

Past simple glagola to be

Verbs

Glagol biti [to be] je nepogrešljiv v slovnici. Je pomožni glagol in eden od nepravilnih glagolov.

Za opisovanje situacij, do katerih je prišlo v preteklosti in so sedaj zaključene, uporabljamo preteklo obliko [past tense] glagola.

Glagol to be je eden izmed glagolov z nepravilnim preteklikom. 

Affirmative

Subject To Be
I was
You were
He was
She was
It was
We were
You were
They were

Negative

Subject To Be + not Short form
I was not wasn’t
You were not weren’t
He was not wasn’t
She was not wasn’t
It was not wasn’t
We were not weren’t
You were not weren’t
They were not weren’t

Interrogative

To Be Subject Question Mark
Was I ?
Were you ?
Was he ?
Was she ?
Was it ?
Were we ?
Were you ?
Were they ?

Affirmative

  • I was a good boss.
  • He was here 2 minutes ago.
  • We were in Portugal in 2012.

Negative

  • I wasn’t a good boss.
  • He wasn’t here 2 minutes ago.
  • We weren’t in Portugal in 2012.

Interrogative

  • Was I a good boss?
  • Was he here 2 minutes ago?
  • Were you in Portugal in 2012?

Past simple glagola to be se uporablja kot povezovalna beseda med osebkom in dopolnilom ali pridevnikom. Da nam dodatne informacije o samem osebku v preteklosti.

Enostavni preteklik [past simple] uporabljamo, ko opisujemo sitacuije, do katerih je prišlo v preteklosti in so sedaj zaključene. Glagol biti [to be] ima nepravilno obliko v pretekliku.

  • Trdilna: (I) was, (you) were, (he/she/it) was, (we/you/they) were;
  • Nikalna: (I) was not, (you) were not, (he/she/it) was not, (we/you/they) were not;
  • Vprašalna: was (I…?), were (you…?), was (he/she/it…?), were (we/you/they…?).

Na primer:
— Trdilna: “The sugar was enough for the cake.”
— Nikalna: “The sugar wasn’t enough for the cake.”
— Vprašalna: “Was the sugar enough for the cake?

Ponovi to vsebino v delu {Form} in si poglej del {Example}, ki prikazuje rabo v kontekstu.

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