【Eager for help!!!】A multiple choice

Reply Sat 18 Apr, 2015 06:20 am
He_____when the bus came to a sudden stop.
A. was almost hurt B.was hurt himself
C.was to hurt himself D.was hurting himself
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Reply Sat 18 Apr, 2015 06:33 am
@Vivian Qiao,
You should choose A。First, as for A, "when" can guide the adverbial clause of time to modify the matrix, the two sentences happened at the sametime. The structure is "be… when + the past tense"。As for B, "was to do" is used in the past future tense. It is not in accordance with the clause。As for C and D, it is not suitable for the sentence's meaning。

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Reply Sat 18 Apr, 2015 04:32 pm
@Vivian Qiao,
I'll go with Har.
A seems most logical.
B and C are hopelessly convoluted
D has connotations you probably would not intend. As in was he a masochist?
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