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  1. B45
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    We're trying to get in an exclusive club in Vegas. After we got in I say to my frien

    We're trying to get in an exclusive club in Vegas. After we got in I say to my friends:

    Okay, this is good! Because getting inside is/was the hard part And we're in!

    vs

    Okay, this is good! Because coming inside is/was the hard part And we're in!

    vs

    Okay, this is good! Because going inside is/was the hard part. And we're in!

    Are all three correct or only the first?

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    Re: We're trying to get in an exclusive club in Vegas. After we got in I say to my f

    First of all, you were trying to "get"into" an exclusive club, not "get in" the club.

    Then, I think none of your three options is quite natural.

    Natural is "... because getting in was the hard part."

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    Re: We're trying to get in an exclusive club in Vegas. After we got in I say to my f

    When you are already inside, you do not talking about "going in", but "getting in " or "coming in"

    not a teacher

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    Re: We're trying to get in an exclusive club in Vegas. After we got in I say to my f

    I would accept your first with "was".

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    Re: We're trying to get in an exclusive club in Vegas. After we got in I say to my f

    If getting into the club is always the hard part (as it might be), then 'is' is correct.
    If this is your only attempt so far, then 'was' is correct.

    Your first line is not good. If you're already in, you don't start with, "We're (We are) trying to get into an exclusive club". You need "We were ..."

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