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  1. Mhd shaher's Avatar
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    #1

    I said or I had said?

    you know that I offered a solution for this when I had said or I said :
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    #2

    Re: I said or I had said?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mhd shaher View Post
    you know that I offered a solution for this when I had said or I said :
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    .................................................. ........................
    I would write it like this: "You know that I was offering a solution when I said that."

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    Re: I said or I had said?

    very thank you sir..


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    #4

    Re: I said or I had said?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mhd shaher View Post
    you know that I offered a solution for this when I had said or I said :

    You could use either, Mhd. Using the past perfect 'had said' sounds a bit more emphatic.

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