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    Michael did not play tennis for a while

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct. I am not sure if the past at the beginning is correct or it should be the past perfect.

    Michael did not play tennis for a while, and when he took it up again, every muscle hurt him the morning after the game.

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    Re: Michael did not play tennis for a while

    I think the past perfect would work better in that.

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    Re: Michael did not play tennis for a while

    teechar,

    Could I delete "the game" and end with "...hurt him the morning after."?

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    Re: Michael did not play tennis for a while

    You can.

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    Re: Michael did not play tennis for a while

    You can end with nothing more than every muscle hurt the next morning.
    I am not a teacher.

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