Verbo To Be em Simple Past (Passado Simples) em Inglês

No tempo simple past o verbo "to be" adota a forma "was" com (I, he, she, it) e "were" com (you, we, they).
Forma afirmativa do verbo "to be" em simple past.
Verbo "To be" Português
I was Eu fui - era / estive - estava
You were Você foi - era / esteve - estava
He was Ele foi - era / esteve - estava
She was Ela foi - era / esteve - estava
It was Ele, Ela foi - era / esteve - estava (neutro)
We were Nós fomos - éramos / estivemos - estávamos
You were Vocês foram - eram / estiveram - estavam
They were Eles, Elas foram - eram / estiveram - estavam
Forma negativa do verbo "to be" em simple past.
Verbo "To be" Forma Contraída Português
I was not I wasn't Eu não fui - era / estive - estava
You were not You weren't Você não foi - era / esteve - estava
He was not He wasn't Ele não foi - era / esteve - estava
She was not She wasn't Ela não foi - era / esteve - estava
It was not It wasn't Ele, Ela não foi - era / esteve - estava (neutro)
We were not We weren't Nós não fomos - éramos / estivemos - estávamos
You were not You weren't Vocês não foram - eram / estiveram - estavam
They were not They weren't Eles, Elas não foram - eram / estiveram - estavam
Forma interrogativa do verbo "to be" em simple past.
Verbo "To be" Português
Was I? Eu fui - era / estive - estava?
Were you? Você foi - era / esteve - estava?
Was he? Ele foi - era / esteve - estava?
Was she? Ela foi - era / esteve - estava?
Was it? Ele, Ela foi - era / esteve - estava (neutro)?
Were we? Nós fomos - éramos / estivemos - estávamos?
Were you? Vocês foram - eram / estiveram - estavam?
Were they? Eles, Elas foram - eram / estiveram - estavam?
Respostas curtas com o verbo "to be" em simple past.
Resposta Afirmativa Resposta Negativa
Yes, I was No, I was not
No, I wasn't
Yes, you were No, you were not
No, you weren't
Yes, he was No, he was not
No, he wasn't
Yes, she was No, she was not
No, she wasn't
Yes, it was No, it was not
No, it wasn't
Yes, we were No, we were not
No, we weren't
Yes, you were No, you were not
No, you weren't
Yes, they were No, they were not
No, they weren't
Ordem das frases com o verbo "to be" em simple past:
Afirmativas: sujeito + verbo "to be" (was, were) + objetos.
Exemplos:
I was in England last month.
(Eu estive na Inglaterra no mês passado.)
He was very tired yesterday.
(Ele estava muito cansado ontem.)
You were very angry with me last night.
(Você estava muito zangado comigo ontem à noite.)
Negativas: sujeito + verbo "To be" (was, were) + "not" + objetos.
Exemplos:
They were not in France last summer.
(Eles não estiveram na França no verão passado.)
I was not tired yesterday.
(Eu não estava cansado ontem.)
Bill was not in the office yesterday morning.
(Bill não estava no escritório ontem pela manhã.)
Interrogativas: verbo "to be" (was, were) + sujeito + objetos + interrogação.
Exemplos:
Were you in Japan last month?
(Você esteve no Japão no mês passado?)
Were your children at school yesterday?
(Foram seus filhos à escola ontem?)
Was she at the cinema last night?
(Ela foi ao cinema ontem à noite?)
Respostas curtas afirmativas: "Yes" + sujeito + "to be" (was, were).
Exemplos:
Yes, I was.
(Sim.)
Yes, she was.
(Sim.)
Yes, we were.
(Sim.)
Respostas curtas negativas: "No" + sujeito + "to be" (was, were) + "not".
Exemplos:
No, I was not.
(Não.)
No, she was not.
(Não.)
No, we were not.
(Não.)