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3 July 2022 — At One Point

 

How does "at one point in his speech" relate to the timing of the verb "had raised"? Edit this.

 

A session of the United Nations

At one point in his speech at the UN, he had raised the point that he wanted all nations to do more.

 

Select one or more changes.
 

1.

At one point in his speech at the UN, he had raised the point that he wanted all nations to do more.

2.

At one point before his speech at the UN, he had raised the point that he wanted all nations to do more.

3.

At one point in his speech at the UN, he raised the point that he wanted all nations to do more.

 

GLOSSARY

  • at one point (PP) – an adverbial phrase that expresses a moment in time "at some moment" for the action or stated expressed in the clause.
  • issue (N) – a point in question or a matter that is in dispute, as between parties in opposition in a law action.
  • raise the point (VP) – put forth or bring an issue to the attention of everyone (a major or important issue).
  • past perfect — in grammar, expresses an earlier past in relationship to another past event. It is used when [A] it is necessary to make clear which action happened first; [B] describing a background activity for the focus activity . It is not used to express: [1] a sequence of events occurring around the same time (e.g., I *had had coffee with them, talked a while and then left.) [2] something that feels like it happened a long time ago (e.g., I *had attended school with him. Does he still remember me?)

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