Difference between 'was told' and 'had been' told ?

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kssujith2005

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hi,
what is the difference between was told and had been told ?
I mean look at these two sentences

I was told that..........

I had been told ..............

What is the difference ........?

Can anyone help me..?
 

Mad-ox

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hi,

Both sentences are in the Passive voice. The former is in the Past Simple while the latter is in the Past Perfect.



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