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past perfect

Post by Andrii » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:27 pm

hi there)

could you clarify, why in this sentence we use the Past Perfect instead of the Past Simple?

"When I first saw the house I had just move to the area"

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Re: past perfect

Post by Alan » Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:33 am

N.B. When I first saw the house I had just MOVED to the area.

Please consult the ELC for such general/basic questions about tenses.