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Elan Yash

Elan is head of design and tech. He's also a contributor at Grammarflex.

Loose or Lose? Which is Correct?

Lose is a verb that means “to be deprived of something, to not win, or to misplace something.” Loose is an adjective meaning “not tight or firmly held in place, not closely fitted.”

When to Use Were or Was?

‘Was’ is for first-person and third-person singular subjects past tense, and ‘were’ for second-person and third-person plural subjects. With the subjunctive mood, use ‘were’ in all cases.