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"If you was to . . ." vs "If you were to . . ."

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"As I was to learn was the case with so much in Iran, everybody just turned a blind eye."

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what is the meaning of "it was to be"?

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He was to get an ice cream, is to , was to . Be to + infinitive

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"It is to be discussed", what is the infinitive doing in this sentence?

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Meaning of the structure [be + to + verb] in this context

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The modal verb Be to

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What do you call 'be-to' constructions and are they acceptable English?

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"Was to have" expression

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"Was to " vs "was to have "

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