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14 Feb 2021 — Arrive

 

How would you improve this sentence?

 

Chickens in the yard

I visited my friends' house last weekend. This flock of chickens appeared just a few minutes after I have arrived at their house.

 

Choose one option to fix the sentence.
 

1.

This flock of chickens appeared just a few minutes after I have arrived at their house.

2.

This flock of chickens appeared just a few minutes after I arrive at their house.

3.

This flock of chickens appeared just a few minutes after I arrived at their house.

4.

This flock of chickens appeared just a few minutes after I had arrived at their house.

5.

This flock of chickens appeared just a few minutes after arriving at their house.

 

GLOSSARY

  • after (Connective Preposition) – " I paid the check after I ate." (First, I ate. Second, I paid.)
  • flock (N) – a collective noun expressing a group of birds or sheep

 

SOURCE

The example was taken from a Facebook post and reworded for privacy,.

  

IMAGE   

  • Chickens in the yard. By E. Sevas.15 Nov. 2020.