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    The day being hot

    _______, we went swimming in the sea.

    A. The day being very hot B. It being a very hot day
    C. The day was very hot D. Being a very hot day


    The given answer is B. I should think A is fine too. Am I right?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: The day being hot

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    _______, we went swimming in the sea.

    A. The day being very hot .. B. It being a very hot day ..C. The day was very hot .. D. Being a very hot day

    The given answer is B. I should think A is fine too. Am I right?
    Yes, you are correct.
    You will also hear many people saying D, though it is grammatically incorrect. Do not use D in an examination!

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