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Mrs Lang had been manageress of the corner shop for many years, ever since the first manager, Mr Green died/had died.
Which verb should I use?
Re: died/had died
Originally Posted by Tan Elaine
You've already used "had been" for the first clause; using it again would be overkill unless you really need it. You don't need it, so don't use it.
In any case, I can't think of a grammatical example for "ever since he had died".
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