Was and were are past-tense forms of the verb ‘to be.’ Use ‘was’ for the first and third-person singular tenses (I, he, she, or it).
The word apart is an adverb and adjective that generally describes disconnect and separation.
If you cannot count the quantity of something, use the word “less.” If you can count the individual units, use “fewer.”
By the time J. K. Rowling finished promoting the eighth book of the Harry Potter series, she'd accomplished a huge task.
In the English language, we use a specific verb tense to indicate that an action happened in the past—either before something else or at a particular time.
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