Do i have to use the past perfect when a time word like ( before) is use to tell when was the action?
ex:I had had 3 cups of coffee before I came here
or: I had 3 cups of coffee before I came here
Last edited by Monik2; 03-Mar-2006 at 00:21.
When the sequence is clear, we often just use the past tense. In your example, it's fine.