Weren't they / Weren't there

English translation: weren't there

01:22 Nov 26, 2020
English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / basic English grammar: tag questions
English term or phrase: Weren't they / Weren't there
Which one is correct?
There were many participants in the conference
1- Weren't they
2- Weren't there
Yassine El Bouknify
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Darius Saczuk
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4 +11weren't there
Darius Saczuk
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Teresa Goncalves



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weren't they / weren't there
weren't there


Darius Saczuk
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Weren’t there


Teresa Goncalves
United States
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese

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