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    Default Doubt about Sentence

    ''Because the factory owners and their employ-ees worked together to improve efficiency, a
    big profit was made.''

    Should't I change to a ''big profit had been made'' due to the process tone the act suggest?

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    Default Re: Doubt about Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by GuilhermeRM View Post
    ''Because the factory owners and their employ-eesemployees worked together to improve efficiency, a
    big profit was made.''

    Should'tShouldn't I change to a ''big profit had been made'' due to the process tone the act suggest?
    I'm not sure what you mean by "the process tone the act suggests." In any case, the original sentence is ok without any modification. You can use the past perfect, though not necessary, as follows: "Because the factory owners and their employees had worked together to improve efficiency, a big profit was made."

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