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ahmed_btm posted:

Hi, Wael, 

'Were' is much better than 'are'. 'Are' is considered 'old English'. We use 'were' here to keep the sequence of tenses and to indicate the unreality of the situation. I know that, in Egypt, many people would accept both answers, but to see things more clearly, see this link: 

http://www.pearsonlongman.com/...d/archive/index.html

Thanks alot for your help

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