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Re: ManhattanGMAT Practice CAT - Verb Tense [#permalink]

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12 Apr 2010, 04:59
Can someone provide a detailed explanation for options (A) and (B).

I guessed option (B).....not knowing the differentiating point between A and B.
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12 Apr 2010, 05:07
The original sentance can also be read as Though he'd had success..... Since, the sentence is linking past action to the present, the use of past participle is, in my opinion, necessary.
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12 Apr 2010, 12:14
OA is A !
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12 Apr 2010, 17:53
My choice was between A and D. To point out that one event occurred before the other, past perfect tense is apropriate. Choice D uses present perfect tense, which is wrong. OA is A.
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19 Mar 2013, 03:41
Why C is wrong? pls, help

did+ did
is good in this sentence and C is right?

we do not need "had done" in A because we do not need sequence
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