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    Default Is it optional to use past perfect tense after "After"

    Dear teachers,

    I am writing a diary, but I am not sure whether I should use past perfect tense or not in the following sentence:

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    I went to visit Japan after I watched a tour program on TV.

    Or
    should I write this instead:
    I went to visit Japan after I had watched a tour program on TV.

    Thank you.

    Kitty.

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    Default Re: Is it optional to use past perfect tense after "After"

    Quote Originally Posted by kwfine View Post
    Dear teachers,

    I am writing a diary, but I am not sure whether I should use past perfect tense or not in the following sentence:

    A.1.
    I went to visit Japan after I watched a tour program on TV.

    Or
    should I write this instead:
    I went to visit Japan after I had watched a tour program on TV.

    Thank you.

    Kitty.
    Both are OK. "after watching" is also correct.

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