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    "so" in the past

    The shirt, which you had worn yesterday, was so nice.
    I heard that we can't use "so" in the past because this is a grammatical mistake. Is it correct or not?
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    Re: "so" in the past

    Edmondjanet, hope you don't mind me asking here.

    Do we say 'had worn' or 'were wearing'?

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    Re: "so" in the past

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    Edmondjanet, hope you don't mind me asking here.

    Do we say 'had worn' or 'were wearing'?
    I had worn red shirt.
    Eventhough I were wearing sleep wear,I was on duty in my home.
    I think, some body will help on this, what is "had worn" and "were wearing"
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    Re: "so" in the past

    1. The shirt that you wore yesterday is/was so pretty.
    2. This shirt, which you wore yesterday, is so pretty.



    1 tells you which shirt I mean. (You can use is or was. It's still pretty, but you could be thinking about what you thought when you saw it then.) Don't use commas to set off the information that tells you which shirt you mean.

    2 is used if I'm holding or pointing to the shirt, so you already know which shirt I mean. It gives extra information about it with "which you wore yesterday."

    There is no need for the past perfect here, and it sounds wrong to use it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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