How To Spell Was?

Correct spelling: Was

What does the abbreviation Was mean?

Google Ngram Viewer results for Was:

This graph shows how "Was" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for Was?

  1. And what was it? – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  2. There was a girl ... – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  3. She was smiling now. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  4. I tell you it was not! – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  5. And so it was now with Sir Henry. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. Was that all, Rotha? – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  7. Did you say it was Mr. Helstone? – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  8. Bagley didn't know who he was – Judith of Blue Lake Ranch by Jackson Gregory
  9. I say it was the King! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  10. Where was the lady? – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome