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# Framed by traitorous colleagues, Alfred Dreyfus was

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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

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11 Jan 2006, 13:10
One more vote for C.

I don't know the reasons but its sounds right to my ears

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11 Jan 2006, 14:20
C it is. For Tense Reasons.. I think.. It starts of with past was imprisoned, and there is no reason as to why the tense should change.

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11 Jan 2006, 15:35
Would go with C too..
Correct use of being... Being is to be used when something is acted on someone..

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11 Jan 2006, 16:16
C

Freedom came after exoneration. So he was first exonerated and then freed.
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11 Jan 2006, 21:54
ps_dahiya wrote:
C

Freedom came after exoneration. So he was first exonerated and then freed.

Correct. The OA is 'C'!

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