English grammar questions, answered by Alan
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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"
thanks in advance
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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.