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    #1

    having done it vs after I did it

    1) "Having done it, I left the house."

    OR

    2)"After I did that, I left the house."

    OR

    3)"After I have done it, I left the house."

    Which one would be natural for you?

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    #2

    Re: having done it vs after I did it

    Not a teacher

    As a non-native speaker, the first.

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    #3

    Re: having done it vs after I did it

    2 is the most natural.

    1 is fine but formal.

    3 is ungrammatical.

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    #4

    Re: having done it vs after I did it

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    2 is the most natural.

    1 is fine but formal.

    3 is ungrammatical.

    Rover
    "After I had done it, I left the house."
    This one would be a bit more formal than 2)?

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