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Is it correct to say"I had left the place when he arrived"? And what can be the other possible sentences we can frame referring to the same meaning

closed as off-topic by Roger Sinasohn, Andrew Leach Aug 9 '18 at 16:47

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  • Much more appropriate a question for English Language Learners Stack Exchange: ell.stackexchange.com – VTH Aug 9 '18 at 16:12
  • The tense you are using is past perfect, also referred to as pluperfect. A little research on that may help you. – JoshG Aug 9 '18 at 16:39
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While that's technically correct, it's difficult to understand in that order. A better way to phrase it may be

When he arrived I had already left the place

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