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    #1

    I saw the thieves jump over the wall.

    As soon as I came in, I saw the thieves ___over the wall.

    1) had jumped 2) jump 3) jumped 4) were jumping

    I believe that #3 is correct. Am I right?

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    #2

    Re: I saw the thieves jump over the wall.

    I would say that #3 is the only one that doesn't work.

    #2 works as it stands. #1 and #4 are OK but there is an omitted 'that'. 'I saw [that] the thieves…'
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    #3

    Re: I saw the thieves jump over the wall.

    Thanks, Roman.

    Am I right to say without "that", "jump" is the only correct choice?

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    #4

    Re: I saw the thieves jump over the wall.

    The versions with the omitted 'that' aren't wrong, but 'jump' is my favourite choice.
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