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    njanja is offline Junior Member
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    Default past tense or past perfect?

    1 It was the first,second,third,etc. time that i saw the movie.
    ........................................... time that i had seen the movie.

    2 It was the first,second,third,etc. time that day that they had asked me the same question.
    ............................................. time that day that they asked me...

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    Question Re: past tense or past perfect?

    No 1: we use past tense b/c it expresses our esperience. I think so

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: past tense or past perfect?

    I would use the past perfect in all of those:
    It is the first time + present perfect
    It was the first time + past perfect

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