Past Perfect - this sentence correct or wrong?

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Past Perfect - this sentence correct or wrong?

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Why had she looked so angry, did anyone speak ill of her?
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kinhong wrote: Fri Aug 12, 2022 5:24 am Why had she looked so angry, did anyone speak ill of her?
Your sentence is not correct.

Perhaps you mean:
Why did she look so angry? Had anyone spoken ill of her?

The verb speak is in the past perfect and it precedes the action of looking angry.
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