English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

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Postby Rustamsher » Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:20 am

In the last hundred years, Alexandria ... Egypt's gateway to the outside world. Its position
made it the centre of commerce between East and West.

(a) was
(b) had been
(c) has been
(d) is

Which version(s) is/are grammatically correct?

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Re: Tense

Postby Alan » Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:26 am


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