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Choose the word(s) or phrase(s) which best fill(s) the gap(s).We saw you earlier...


Question

Choose the word(s) or phrase(s) which best fill(s) the gap(s).

We saw you earlier but we could not stop you because we did not know __________.

Options

A) Where you were going.

B) Where you are going

C) Where are you going.

D) Where were you going.


The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

The expression is a reported speech and should maintain the past tense.
Reported speech: a speaker's words reported in subordinate clauses governed by a reporting verb, with the required changes of person and tense (e.g. he said that he would go, based on I will go ).


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