When do I use had and when can I leave out had? or use was instead of had This is the context it was used in: With the Reds and the Germans knocking seven shades of shit each other back at Museum ...
I notice a great many American speakers using the construction "had loved" as a preterite, that is a simple past tense. I also hear the simple past tense used in instances in which I was taught to use ...
I was taught that: The past perfect is used to emphasize that an action was completed before another took place e.g.: I was very tired as I hadn't slept well for several days But there are ...
Can you use Past Perfect with Present Tense? Example 1: The whole house is on fire. Her only child is taken by the flames of fire. Before this doomed night, for many weeks, Maria had had the ...