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no sooner than

Post by hanuman_2000 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:21 am

Hello,

1. As soon as she came to office, she shouted at the peon.

I have to rewrite the sentence using no sooner ... than.

A. No sooner did she come to office than she shouted at the peon.

B. No sooner had she come to office than she shouted at the peon.

Which one is correct between #A and #B?

Thanks.

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Re: no sooner than

Post by Alan » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:31 am

Both possible, but BrE speakers would prefer B.

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