He behaves as if he was the chief of the organization

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He behaves as if he was the chief of the organization

Post by kstrch » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:50 am

'He behaves as if he was the chief of the
organization.'
What should be the sentence after correction?
Is it : He behaves as if he is the chief of the organisation. ?

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Re: He behaves as if he was the chief of the organization

Post by Alan » Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:29 am

Incorrect only by AmE standards (was --> were).
BrE would accept it as written.

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