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    Can you confirm these hads?

    Dear teachers,

    Can you confirm that the latter had in this sentence is a typo?

    By the time I learned of the discovery, however, it had already had become the focus of a remarkable amount of research.

    Thank you

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    Re: Can you confirm these hads?

    Quote Originally Posted by vredes View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Can you confirm that the latter had in this sentence is a typo?

    By the time I learned of the discovery, however, it had already had become the focus of a remarkable amount of research.

    Thank you
    Yes, it's a mistake.

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