learn the rule: where / wear / were / we're

  • where is an interrogative or relative adverb
    • Used to indicate in or to what place or position
      • Where are you going?
      • Your potato is where you left it.
  • wear is a verb
    • It means to exhibit or present a style of body clothing, facial hair or similar
      • What clothes do you like to wear?
      • I don't wear clothes.
      • How does he wear his facial hair?
      • It may also be used as a noun to indicate some form of clothing
        • casual wear
        • evening wear
    • It also means to damage or erode
      • Over time, the rock will gradually wear away.
  • were is the plural past tense of to be
    • It indicates some state or action that occurred in the past for a group of people
    • It is only used for the past tense and is not interchangeable with we're
      • We were looking for the potato.
      • We were really ugly, but then we learnt the grammar and punctuation.
  • we're is a contraction of we are
    • It is the plural present tense of the verb to be
    • It indicates what a group of people are doing currently or will be doing in the future
    • It never refers to something that has already happened. That is were
      • We're all really ugly
      • We're going to learn the grammar rules so that we're not so ugly.
  • Getting it wrong makes you look stupid. And ugly.


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