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    When he ----, we ---- a meeting.

    A) arrives / have had
    B) has arrived / are having
    C) arrives / will be having
    D) had arrived / had
    E) was arriving / had

    which one is correct?


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    Re: when

    the correct answer is letter a)

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    Arrow curious

    hmm.. it makes me curious to know...


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    Re: curious

    I would suggest that c) is the correct answer.

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    Re: when

    Quote Originally Posted by curious
    When he ----, we ---- a meeting.
    A) arrives / have had
    B) has arrived / are having
    C) arrives / will be having
    D) had arrived / had
    E) was arriving / had
    which one is correct?


    I think the option lettered C should be favoured as the most tensially correct.This is so because adverbial clauses of time come in only two tenses;the simple present...when he comes/when they come and the simple past...when he/they came...It sounds a bit repugnant to say "when they have/had come"..."if" would have been more preferable..."if they had come...( )would have...
    "...when he arrived,we were having a meeting"
    "when he arrives,we will/shall be having a meeting".

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