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    galrei is offline Newbie
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    past perfect

    If I wanna emphasize the chronology of actions, is it correct to say:

    He had thrown the glass in front of me whereupon his friend approached me and apologized to me because of what had happened.

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    Re: past perfect

    No. You don't need past perfect here. Say:

    He threw the glass in front of me. Then his friend approached me and apologized to me because of what happened.

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    Re: past perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by galrei View Post
    If I wanna want to emphasize ...
    Please use standard English only.

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