Use of Were in Affirmative Answers about Profession

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These are affirmative answers about a person’s profession.

Formation of an affirmative answer

The formation of this sentence is the same as the affirmative answers about the state.

So, the formation of an affirmative answer is as follows:

In brief, we can answer as follows:

  • Yes, subject + were.

Examples of affirmative answers about the profession

Here are some sentences. The formation is as above.

Let’s have a look:

  1. Yes, we were hawkers.
  2. Yes, you were MLAs.
  3. Yes, you were a blacksmith.
  4. Yes, my two brothers were pilots.
  5. Yes, they were shopkeepers.
  6. Yes, her sisters were designers.
  7. Yes, his parents were collectors.
  8. Yes, her three neighbours were watchmen.
  9. Yes, Sahil and his friend were taxi drivers.
  10. Yes, they were fiction writers.
  11. Yes, Sameer and his colleagues were architects.
  12. Yes, they were skilled potters.
  13. Yes, you were a bank manager.
  14. Yes, you were news reporters.
  15. Yes, Tarak and his uncle were comic poets.
  16. Yes, Lara’s friends were clerks in school.
  17. Yes, they were foreign ministers.
  18. Yes, Sachin’s two brothers were cricket players.
  19. Yes, we were doctors at government hospitals.
  20. Yes, my husband and brother were professors at Bhavans College.
  21. Yes, my sisters were chemical engineers.
  22. Yes, they were ticket checkers in the railway department.
  23. Yes, she and her son were advocates at the Supreme Court.
  24. Yes, his two uncles were professional photographers.
  25. Yes, they were motormen on the Mumbai local train.
  26. Yes, both sisters were nurses in medical college.
  27. Yes, you were officers in the education department.
  28. Yes, Smita and her spouse were teachers in Aurangabad.
  29. Yes, we were academic book publishers.
  30. Yes, they were booksellers in Pune.

Related Lessons-

  1. Use of were: state of being
  2. Use of were: profession
  3.                negative sentences
  4. Use of were: questions
  5. Use of were in affirmative answers about the profession

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