Wear / Were / Where
Wear, were and where are three commonly misspelled or misused words. Let's define each seperately.
Wear is a verb meaning "to have clothing":
- Why aren't you wearing your new sweater?
Were is the past tense of the verb to be.
- There were lots of people in the supermarket.
Where is a word used to enquire about places:
- Where are you going?
- Where did you eat today?