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  1. Bere*Nice
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    Talking inverted word order

    i need to know how can i use inverted word order with past perfect, but i just speak spanish. jejeje thanks!!!!


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    Re: inverted word order

    Quote Originally Posted by Bere*Nice View Post
    i need to know how can i use inverted word order with past perfect, but i just speak spanish. jejeje thanks!!!!
    You’re probably thinking about sentences where the auxiliary verb had comes before the subject, as in:

    Had I seen your question when you posted it in October, I would have replied before today!

    This means the same as If I had seen…. etc with normal word order; but the inverted word order (Had I ...) is more formal.

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