there were no takers — никто не принял пари
there were four of us — нас было четверо
there were six of them — их было шестеро
there were ten of them — их было десятеро
there were four of them — их было четверо
there were fids of them — их было великое множество
there were five of them — их было пятеро
there were nine of them — их было девять /девятеро/
there were trees before — впереди были деревья
there were forty of them — их было сорок
There were no empty seats.
Пустых мест не было.
There were motocycles for hire.
Мотоциклы выдавали напрокат.
There were ducks among the geese.
Cреди гусей были утки.
There were cracks in the plaster.
В штукатурке были трещины.
There were pouches under his eyes.
У него были мешки под глазами.