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  1. #1
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    need your explanation!

    Hello teachers and experts,

    I deadly need your expertise. Please enlighten me the following two sentences.

    #1 After arriving at home, I did't feel like eating my dinner.

    #2 After having arrived at home, I didn't feel like eating my dinner.

    So could you please point out the difference between them.

    Thanks a lot in advance.

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    No difference, but say After arriving home.

    :)

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    I'd also suggest saying "Having arrived at home..."
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    I'd say 'Having arrived home'

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    Like Tdol, I'd drop the at.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Like Tdol, I'd drop the at.

    :)
    I'd accept both either way. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'd say 'Having arrived home'
    Agreed. I'm not sure how or why the at snuck in there, but I wish it hadn't.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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