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    Question Had you taken?/Did you take?

    Hi,

    I used a sentence " had you taken your lunch from back seat?" and the other person corrected me that its a wrong sentence. Should use "did you take ". Please confirm if i m wrong.
    thanks

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    Re: Please correct

    Quote Originally Posted by aashoo View Post
    Hi,
    I used a sentence "had you taken your lunch from the back seat?" and the another person corrected me that its a wrong sentence. said I should use "did you take". Please confirm if I'm wrong.
    Thanks.
    Hello aashoo, and welcome to the forum.
    Without further context, the past simple appears ("did you take") to be the correct tense for the above. Did you have a reason for using the past perfect? Can you describe the context (the situation in which you used that sentence) for us please?

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    Re: Please correct

    Hi, aashoo [bless you], Please note that I have changed your thread title.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

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

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