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Past perfect

Postby Pearl » Sun Oct 10, 2004 7:23 pm

Hellllllllo


I understand past perfect like that

two action


action one

I went to Zoo

action two

I had seen animal


it's correct


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Re: Past perfect

Postby EC » Tue Oct 12, 2004 1:01 am

Pearl wrote:I understand past perfect like this:

two actions

action 1: I went to Zoo

action 2: I had seen animal

it's correct?

Sorry, not correct. Action 2 should come before action 1:

- Before I went to the zoo I had never seen an elephant.
- When we arrived at the station the train had already left.

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