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  1. Unregistered123

    since+[past tense]

    Dear teachers,

    I'd like to use the following sentence in a past context:

    # They have been successful ever since they opened for business.

    I think I have to change have been to had been. But I don't know what I should do with opened. Can I change it to had opened? If no, why?

    I will appreciate your help, thank you in advance.

  2. Editor,
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    Re: since+[past tense]

    Why not use 'since opening'?


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