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    Past simple or past perfect?

    Which of the following is more natural?

    1. After I found the wallet, I went to the police and turned it in.
    2. After I had found the wallet I went to the police and turned it in.


    Thank you very much for your answer

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    Re: Past simple or past perfect?

    They are both acceptable. I'd probably say the first.

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