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    Before coming here to study, I worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)

    Before coming here to study, I worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)
    Before coming here to study, I had worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)
    Before coming here to study, I had been working as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)

    (By the way, I'm not an engineer now.)

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    Re: Before coming here to study, I worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)

    "Not a teacher"

    first and third one seem correct to me.

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    Re: Before coming here to study, I worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)

    All three are possible.

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    #4

    Re: Before coming here to study, I worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)

    Quote Originally Posted by priestmoon View Post
    Before coming here to study, I worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)
    Before coming here to study, I had worked as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)
    Before coming here to study, I had been working as an engineer for three years. (Correct?)

    (By the way, I'm not an engineer now.)
    I agree with 5jj. All three are correct.

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