what is correct

I had been occupied in school

or

I was occupied in school

what is the difference?
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The first requires more text to be correct: it requires another past event occurring before now and after the occupation. The second is fine: it states a past fact.
How about this one:

"Im sorry for having texting you only now cos I had been occupied in school and in some other work."

"Im sorry for having texting you only now cos I was occupied in school and in some other work."
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What does 'cos' mean?? Because this is a language forum, aerohn, and because you are asking about language problems, you must be careful to write English as carefully as you can. Also, be sure to check what you have written for any mistakes before you click 'Save'.
How about this one:

"Im sorry for having texting you only now because I had been occupied in school and in some other work."

"Im sorry for having texting you only now because I was occupied in school and in some other work."

...I apology Emotion: smile
I'm sorry for texting you only now because I have been occupied in school and in some other work. -- 'Had been' is no good because there is only one past action; present perfect is a good choice, though.

I'm sorry for texting you only now because I was occupied in school and in some other work.-- OK.
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aerohn...I apology Emotion: smile
I'm wondering if it's correct
Not really. The acceptable phrases are 'I apologize' and 'My apologies'.

*I'm sorry for texting you only now because I have been occupied in school and in some other work.

*I'm sorry for texting you only now because I was occupied in school and in some other work.
What's the difference between the two sentences?
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