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Which is right? Or both are right? Why?Thank you!

In order not to be disturbed, I spent three hours _________ in my study.

A. locked
B. being locked

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For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    You would only use 'being locked' if the process of becoming locked in your study took 3 hours.

    Locked sounds right to me. I think the reason would be that you already have the active verb "spent" in your sentence, I don't think another verb is required for this sentence.

    In order to prevent myself from being disturbed, I locked myself in my study for 3 hours.

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