Learn to Speak English Easily: Using ‘Why was’ and ‘Why were’

Using ‘Why was’

Q: Why was he absent?

A: He was absent because he had some work.

Q: Why was Rose crying?

A: She was crying because she lost her purse.

Q: Why was the flight late?

A: It was late because of bad weather.

Using ‘Why were’

Q: Why were they fined?

A: They were fined because they jumped the signal.

Q: Why were you disappointed?

A: I was disappointed because the question paper was tough.

Q: Why were they complaining?

A: They were complaining because they did not get water for a week.


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