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    Post The auditors arrived/were arriving ...

    A) The auditors were arriving when he had his lunch
    b) The auditors arrived when he was having his lunch
    c) The auditors were arriving when he was having his lunch

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    Re: The auditors arrived/were arriving ...

    Welcome to the forum, HeyMarie.

    The simple past tense of b) is the most natural of the three.

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