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Framed by traitorous colleagues, Alfred Dreyfus was imprisoned for twelve years before there was exoneration and his freedom.

(A) there was exoneration and his freedom
(B) he was to be exonerated with freedom
(C) being exonerated and freed
(D) exoneration and his freedom
(E) being freed, having been exonerated

Can someone explain to me the tense of this question and why the A and D are wrong?
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New post 24 Jul 2007, 15:10
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Framed by traitorous colleagues, Alfred Dreyfus was imprisoned for twelve years before there was exoneration and his freedom.

(A) there was exoneration and his freedom
(B) he was to be exonerated with freedom
(C) being exonerated and freed
(D) exoneration and his freedom
(E) being freed, having been exonerated

Can someone explain to me the tense of this question and why the A and D are wrong?


Go with C. Being is (not a paassive case) here fully accepted.

A - there/it is/was normally bad in gmat.
B - passive
D - not parallel
E - bad construction
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