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    being followed, followed, or having been followed?

    Dear teachers,
    I came across the following question today, and I am puzzled, so please help me.
    ____________ by the man, she hid herself in a cave.
    A. Being followed B. Followed
    C. Having followed D. Having been followed

    I think A, B, D are possiblly correct for this blank, I don't know the differences, so please help.
    Thanks a million!
    Japanjapan

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    Re: being followed, followed, or having been followed?

    Quote Originally Posted by japanjapan View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I came across the following question today, and I am puzzled, so please help me.
    ____________ by the man, she hid herself in a cave.
    A. Being followed B. Followed
    C. Having followed D. Having been followed
    They are all just about possible, but none is very natural - C means something different, of course.

    I would say: As (= since/because) she was being followed by a/the man, she hid in a cave.

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    Re: being followed, followed, or having been followed?

    Which did the answer key say was the correct one? It is a strange question.

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