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    #1

    Post tense

    while mr. jain ------------(hide) in the cieling guests ------------(have) dinner.
    while mr. jain was hiding in the cieling guests were having dinner.
    while mr. jain was hiding in the ceiling guests had dinner.
    which one is more correct?

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    Re: tense

    The first- both actions are of a similar length.

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