Simple past or past perfect

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Simple past or past perfect

Post by mehmetmire » Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:54 pm

He .................... brutually inside the consulate shortly after he ................ the diplomatic facility of the Saudi Arabia.
was murdered / entered
murdered / had entered
was murdered / had entered
Which one is correct ?

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Re: Simple past or past perfect

Post by Alan » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:50 am

#1 is the most natural, but #3 is possible.

N.B. No 'the' before 'Saudi Arabia'.

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