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is had or was a stative verb?

  1. Ms. Sue

    http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/stative-verbs.html

  2. Reed

    When paired with another verb, as in "had hated green beans" or "wasn't running", yes. Standing along, as in "He has blond hair", no. A static verb communicates continuous states, while an active verb communicates a single action.

  3. Reed

    Sorry, my examples were not good ones. Read the website. :)

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