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    sebayanpendam is offline Member
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    The confusing tense

    Hi,

    Which is correct?

    'He had been there when I came'.

    or

    'He was already there when I came'.

    Thanks

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    Re: The confusing tense

    Context would help but "He was already there when I arrived" would be most natural.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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