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    #1

    As soon as he had finished his exams, he went to Paris for a month.

    As soon as he had finished his exams, he went to Paris for a month.

    Is the above sentence acceptable to native speakers?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: As soon as he had finished his exams, he went to Paris for a month.

    Yes, it's correct English.

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    #3

    Re: As soon as he had finished his exams, he went to Paris for a month.

    This non-native would omit 'had'.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: As soon as he had finished his exams, he went to Paris for a month.

    That's OK, too.

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