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    #1

    Tense choice in this sentence

    Which tense suits the gap best?
    Since the day he ___ by his wife, he hasn't been seen with any woman.
    a) was betrayed
    b) had been betrayed

    Both of them seem to be all right for me, but I am to make a choice.

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    Re: Tense choice in this sentence

    Only (a) is possible in BrE.

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