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Daria
In what case should we use Past Perfect Tense?
Jan 23, 2016 12:42 PM
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You use the Past Perfect generally to talk about an action that occurred before one expressed in the Past Simple. Examples: - He had already gone by the time I arrived. (First action comes first chronologically) -We went to see a movie I had already seen. (Second action comes first chronologically)
January 23, 2016
When you explain the reason, or background, for an action in simple past tense. This is pre-intermediate grammar - we certainly can't ignore it! :)
January 23, 2016
Daria
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