LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||18/MAI/2006 8:19 PM|
|Assunto:||Question about tenses|
I think the sentence would be OK if you used past perfect for the action that happened first and simple past for the other action. See:
His wife had retrieved it from the rubbish bin, and soon afterwards, it was accepted for an award.
Notice that both actions happened in the past.
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