Hi, I was wondering if there is a change if you say, "there was" "There were,"

NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Hi, I was wondering if there is a change if you say, "there was" "There were,"

Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Nicole

Yes, if you want to say it in the past then it would be either "Había..." or "Hubo.

Have a look at these two lessons: 

Using había to say there was / there were

and

Using hubo = there was / there were (simple past)

Using one or the other will depend on whether it is more descriptive (había) or it is more of a completed action (hubo)

Saludos

Inma

NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Hello Inma,

How many other variations of this term would there be beyond the past?  Does that mean there could be:  "there will be", etc.

Thank  you,

Nicole

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Nicole,

There are lots of variations, you can use it in all tenses:

There is/are = hay

There was/were = había or hubo

There will be = habrá

There has been = ha habido

etc

Inma

NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Hello Inma,

Thank you so much for your patience and reply.

I was wondering, is there a way I can find my questions and answers received within my page when I'm logged in?  When I tried to log in on this page here (from the link in the email to me) , I lost this page with its questions, and despite looking for them in various areas, i.e. in the lessons themselves, or in the Q & A Forum section, (I went through a few pages, but still couldn't find mine. ---Must admit there are 475!!!)  I did see another of mine, but not this one.

So how do I access my questions and answers easily from my logged in page?

Thank you.

Nicole 

PS:  I did search in the "search" area but did not find an answer. 

Hi, I was wondering if there is a change if you say, "there was" "There were,"

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