Were in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Were

second-person singular simple past indicative of be | first/second/third-person plural simple past indicative of be | all-person simple imperfect subjunctive of be

Short Example Sentences for Were

  • 1. They were all three plainsmen. 🔊
  • 2. Hills of any size whatever were quite strange to them. 🔊
  • 3. These were not, in strictness, the penalty of the law. 🔊
  • 4. We were full of brains in that Lhassa column. 🔊
  • 5. My orders were to go to Gnatong as a temporary measure. 🔊
  • 6. They were given to him by the Author of every good and perfect gift. 🔊

How to use Were in Sentences?

  • 1. Some were doubtless impressed, and went away enthusiastic about that young warrior. 🔊
  • 2. Notwithstanding the claims of divine justice, all were not reprobated and doomed to eternal death. 🔊
  • 3. Life and death were set before him, and he had the power to stand, as well as the power to fall. 🔊
  • 4. I got into a small drift once, my pony flopping down suddenly till his girths were in the snow. 🔊
  • 5. Such objections, as is well known, were raised before astronomy, as a science, had an existence. 🔊
  • 6. It is as if a needle touched with the loadstone were sensible of and pleased with its turning toward the north. 🔊
  • 7. This were to seek a ground and reason of that which has no existence, except in the imagination of man. 🔊
  • 8. But if he had a disposition to love most those things that were inferior and less worthy, then his dispositions were vicious. 🔊
  • 9. Perhaps they were intended as the ornaments of faith, rather than as the radiant armour and the invincible weapons of reason. 🔊
  • 10. Hence this holiness, after all the means and the ability were given to him, must be left to the will of the creature himself. 🔊
  • 11. There were several detached officers also waiting here, and the units forming the reinforcements were coming in daily. 🔊
  • 12. It appeared that we were occupying what was on the whole a straggling but quite a fashionable part of London. 🔊
  • 13. Who can say that it would be better for the universe, on the whole, if the punishment of sin were limited than if it were eternal? 🔊
  • 14. He was also so constituted, that certain earthly objects were agreeable to him, and excited his natural appetites and desires. 🔊
  • 15. The language he employs often represents the facts of nature, but not facts as they would be, if his system were true. 🔊
  • 16. According to this admission, they were not necessary, and consequently not consistent with the goodness of God. 🔊
  • 17. There was also a lot of sorting and packing to be done, and farewell visits to be made, where these were officially expected of one. 🔊
  • 18. But in this case, let us not chide our poor lost brother with pride and presumption, as if we ourselves were unstained with the same sin. 🔊
  • 19. They turned wild eyes of anguish and reproach towards me whenever I waited to see how they were getting on. 🔊
  • 20. It has been thought that if the goodness of God were unlimited and impartial, the light and blessings of revelation would be universal. 🔊
  • 21. He answers these questions precisely as they were answered by Luther and Calvin more than a hundred years before his time. 🔊
  • 22. Hence the materials were wanting out of which to construct a Theodicy, or vindication of the perfections of God. 🔊
  • 23. It is not, indeed, to be dissembled, that it were a difficulty to determine, whether such foresight were, for himself, better or worse. 🔊
  • 24. In relation to the holy actions of men, all the praise is due to God, say they, because they were produced by his power. 🔊
  • 25. Augustine, as is well known, maintained the startling paradox, that all mankind were present in Adam, and sinned in him. 🔊
  • 26. If there were any force in such analogies, they would conclude quite as much against the scheme of Dr. Channing as against ours. 🔊
  • 27. If this were all that M. Leibnitz had to offer, he might as well have believed, and remained silent. 🔊
  • 28. According to the system of Edwards, as well as that of his opponents, sin would not have been committed unless it were permitted by God. 🔊
  • 29. It is very true, that no man would be accountable for his external actions or their consequences, if there were no fixed relation between these and his volitions. 🔊