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.