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    simpe past and past perfect

    Hello,

    We use the Simple Past to list a series of completed actions in the past. These actions happen 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and so on.

    I finished my homework and then went out.

    I finished my homework and 2 hours later went out.

    They are ok.

    But:

    I had finished my homework and then went out.

    I had finished my homework and 2 hours later went out.

    Are they ok?

    Thanks...

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    Re: simpe past and past perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by ridvann View Post
    I had finished my homework and then went out.
    I had finished my homework and 2 hours later went out.

    Are they ok?
    No really. There is no reason for a past perfect in those sentence. These are fine:

    I had finished my homework, and so I went out.
    I had finished my homework when I went out.

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    Re: simpe past and past perfect

    Thanks for the answer.

    I finished my homework, and so I went out.

    We can use this way also, is that right?

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    Re: simpe past and past perfect

    Yes

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