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    I had prepared ... and I have attached... Are the tenses OK?

    Hi could anybody help me with the following sentence? Do you think it is correct?

    I had prepared the questionnare and I have attached it to this email.

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    Re: I had prepared ... and I have attached... Are the tenses OK?

    Welcome to the forum, Ravend and congratulations on giving your first question a great title.

    The past perfect ('I had prepared') is unsuitable here.

    You should say

    'I have prepared the questionnaire and have attached it to this email.'

    Rover

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    Re: I had prepared ... and I have attached... Are the tenses OK?

    Thank you very much for help



    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forum, Ravend and congratulations on giving your first question a great title.

    The past perfect ('I had prepared') is unsuitable here.

    You should say

    'I have prepared the questionnaire and have attached it to this email.'

    Rover

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    Re: I had prepared ... and I have attached... Are the tenses OK?

    You're welcome, Ravend, and your thanks are appreciated.

    However, in the future a simple click of the Like button is all we need to show us that you have read and learnt from our answers.

    Rover

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