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    If I were the manager of an company and I were offered gifts (just to flatter or pand

    If I were the manager of an company and I were offered gifts (just to flatter or pander me), I would not accept those gifts and also kick the person out of the company who had done that.

    Could you please check my sentences? Can we use "Had done" like this while imagining a situation?

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    Re: If I were the manager of an company and I were offered gifts (just to flatter or

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    If I were the manager of an company and I were offered gifts (just to flatter or pander to me), I would not accept those gifts and also kick the person who offered them out of the company​. who had done that.

    Could you please check my sentences? Can we use "had done" like this while imagining a situation?
    In your sentence, it doesn't work.

    I was offered a bribe by an employee. It turned out he had done that before with another manager, so I fired him.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: If I were the manager of an company and I were offered gifts (just to flatter or

    A company....
    Tufguy, the indefinite article is a unless the following word begins with a vowel sound.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: If I were the manager of an company and I were offered gifts (just to flatter or

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In your sentence, it doesn't work.

    I was offered a bribe by an employee. It turned out he had done that before with another manager, so I fired him.
    Actually I was asking about the "Had done" being used in hypothetical sentences. Like "If he was the person who had done that before I would fire him. But he never did it before."

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