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    had been/was waiting


    I've recently come across the following grammar task with three possible answers and I'm not sure which one I should choose:

    When he arrived she ....................... for two hours to talk to him.
    a) had been waiting;
    b) was waiting;
    c) has been waiting.

    I think that the right anwer is a) because it happened in the past and it's followed by the word for so it excludes answer b). Am I right? Thank you in advance.

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    Re: had been/was waiting

    a) is correct.

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