Re: No sooner did he see / had he seen us than he ran away.
Originally Posted by Tan Elaine
He saw us. Right after, he ran away.
No sooner had he seen us than he ran away.
You could say, "Hardly had he seen us when he ran away."
Dear native English speakers of this forum,
Please, always point out my grammatical mistakes, assuming you have "the time and the inclination". :-) That is really the most effective way for me to improve. Thank you very much.
Please note, also, that I am NOT an English teacher.