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Having been #1 (permalink) Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:48 am   Having been
 

1. Having been in the queue for half an hour, we were finally given a table.
2. After being in the queue for half an hour, we were finally given a table.
Are both correct?
Do they mean the same?
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Having been #2 (permalink) Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:33 am   Having been
 

They're okay and are similar but have a different emphasis and would be used to infer different feelings.
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