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    Default TOEIC test

    Though the number of brands decreased, automobiles continued to be as popular as they ____ before the oil shortage.

    A) have been
    B) had been
    C) be
    D) were being

    I picked up B).

    Please answer and comment if possible.

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    Default Re: TOEIC test

    B is correct.

    The others are in the wrong tense.

    Rover

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    Default Re: TOEIC test

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    B is correct.

    The others are in the wrong tense.

    Rover
    Thank you very much, Rover. Still, the answer sheet of my book got me wrong while I thought I was not. It chose A) instead.

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    Default Re: TOEIC test

    Ignore it.

    B is definitely the only correct answer.

    The fact that nobody has challenged my earlier answer should confirm it for you.

    Rover

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