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    Default Past Perfect sans 2nd Action?

    Is it okay to use the past perfect even without a second past action?

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    Default Re: Past Perfect sans 2nd Action?

    You can use it without a second action- it can be used with a time reference, or something understood from context.

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    Default Re: Past Perfect sans 2nd Action?

    In 1993 I had already graduated.

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    I had never seen him before.

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