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    #1

    Exclamation developed/had developed

    Hi everyone !
    I'm wondering which sentence is grammatically correct ?
    My interest in pharmacology developed while I was studying in medical school.
    Or
    My interest in pharmacology had developed while I was studying in medical school.


    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: Which sentence is correct ?

    They are both grammatically correct. The choice of which to use depends on the established context.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: developed/had developed

    Salwa Smz, please note that I have changed your thread title.

    Extract from the forum's Posting Guidelines:

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

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    #4

    Re: developed/had developed

    Thank you all for your helpful replay.
    and sorry for not choosing the right tittle for my post.

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    #5

    Re: developed/had developed

    Quote Originally Posted by Salwa Smz View Post
    Thank you all for your helpful replay replies. (The singular is "reply", not "replay".)
    and Sorry for not choosing the right title for my post.
    See above.

    There is no need to say sorry. You just need to make sure that your future titles are unique and relevant to your threads. Also, there is no need to write a new post to say "Thanks". Simply click on the "Thank" button in the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful. It saves time for everyone.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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