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Just because King Alfred occupied and fortified London in [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2008, 03:31
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Just because King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886 did not mean that he also won the loyalty of its citizens: the invading Danes were well aware of this weakness and used it to their advantage in 893.

(A) Just because King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886 did not mean that he

(B) The fact that King Alfred had occupied and fortified London in 886 did not mean that he had

(C) Just because King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886, it did not mean he

(D) The fact that King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886, it did not mean that he

(E) Just because King Alfred had occupied and fortified London in 886, it did not mean he








The OA here is B. But how come this option has 2 past perfects??? Is this normal? The reason I didn't consider this option was that it had 2 past perfects. What does it mean when you use 2 past perfects? how can you know which one happened before the other?
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Re: SC: 2 past perfects? [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2008, 04:13
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Just because King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886 did not mean that he also won the loyalty of its citizens: the invading Danes were well aware of this weakness and used it to their advantage in 893.

(A) Just because King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886 did not mean that he

(B) The fact that King Alfred had occupied and fortified London in 886 did not mean that he had

(C) Just because King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886, it did not mean he

(D) The fact that King Alfred occupied and fortified London in 886, it did not mean that he

(E) Just because King Alfred had occupied and fortified London in 886, it did not mean he



The OA here is B. But how come this option has 2 past perfects??? Is this normal? The reason I didn't consider this option was that it had 2 past perfects. What does it mean when you use 2 past perfects? how can you know which one happened before the other?


both actions occurred in the past but, necessarily, before fortifying he must have occupied London.
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Re: SC: 2 past perfects? [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2008, 09:55
Even without getting into tenses, 'Just because' is unidiomatic. So A, C, E are out. D has pronoun reference error ('it'). So, B stands.
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Re: SC: 2 past perfects? [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2008, 12:14
thanks a lot guys. i really admire your inputs! very useful...thanks
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