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I broke down the door because I lost the key.
  • akvo
  • Jun 25th 2011, 15:31
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  • Eldad
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Sentence #257270

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I broke down the door because I lost the key.

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Grim_fandango
May 24th 2012, 00:43
Hi CK,

your sentence: I broke down the door because I lost the key.

It's better to use past perfect with the causative clause

so it becomes: I broke down the door because I had lost the key.

Thanks

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