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    participial construction rephrasing[please help]

    Looking back at the situation, I got very popular after I became the top player in the local high school ranking. But, as my ranking climbed, so did my fear of losing. In the first sentence, can I rephrase the underlined part into "When I look back at the situation"? Is it possible to rephrase the participial phrase as 'When I looked back at the situation." I posted a thread yesterday, but nobody answered. So I repost it. Please answer.
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    Re: participial construction rephrasing[please help]

    Quote Originally Posted by Englicon View Post
    Looking back at the situation, I got very popular after I became the top player in the local high school ranking. But, as my ranking climbed, so did my fear of losing. In the first sentence, can I rephrase the underlined part into "When I look back at the situation"? Is it possible to rephrase the participial phrase as 'When I looked back at the situation." I posted a thread yesterday, but nobody answered. So I repost it. Please answer.
    Yes, "When I look back at the situation", but not "When I looked back at the situation".

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