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Autor:  Polibius
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  03/JAN/2013 8:53 PM
Assunto:  past perfect
 
Mensagem:  Bob and I ……………. (just got/ had just gotten) engaged, so we went to a jewelry store to buy a wedding ring. We …………….(just chose / had just chosen) a ring when a man with a gun had came in /came in . After the robber …………(took/ had taken) Bob's wallet, he has demanded /demanded the ring.

I'd go for: 

Bob and I just got engaged, so we went to a jewelry store to buy a wedding ring. We had just chosen a ring when a man with a gun came in. After the robber took Bob's wallet, he demanded the ring.   

We had just chosen a ring when a man with a gun came in.=> First we chose the ring and afterwards the robber came in


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
past perfect   –  Marcela  03/JAN/2013, 5:29 PM
 past perfect   –  Polibius  03/JAN/2013, 8:53 PM
past perfect   –  Marcela  03/JAN/2013, 11:09 PM
past perfect   –  Polibius  04/JAN/2013, 11:19 AM
past perfect   –  Sidney  04/JAN/2013, 12:34 PM
past perfect   –  Ricardo - EMB  04/JAN/2013, 1:52 PM
past perfect   –  Polibius  04/JAN/2013, 3:22 PM

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