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    Exclamation When I got to the station

    Which sentence is correct and why
    When I got to the station I realized I left my tickets at home
    Or
    When I got to the station i realized I had left my tickets at home

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    Re: grammar

    The second one is correct (or would be if you capitalised the second "I"). The first one is ungrammatical.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 21-Feb-2016 at 19:59. Reason: Correct typo.
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    Re: When I got to the station

    Welcome to the forum, pinkypie.

    I have changed your thread title; 'grammar' was useless.


    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    #4

    Re: When I got to the station

    Your question needs to end with a question mark. The last sentence would be correct if the word I were capitalized and the sentence ended with a period (full stop).
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: When I got to the station

    Quote Originally Posted by pinkypie View Post
    Which sentence is correct and why?

    When I got to the station I realized I left my tickets at home.
    Or
    When I got to the station I realized I had left my tickets at home.
    See above. I have shown you how your post should have looked. As the others have said, #2 is correct with a capitalised "I" and a full stop at the end.

    Note that in British English, it would be "realised", not "realiz​ed".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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