Ignore errors of punctuation, if any ? They (A) had went to the lake (B) without me (C) by the time (D) I got there,” said Jacques



Read the sentence to determine if there is any grammatical error in it. Choose the letter corresponding to the part that contains the error. Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any ? They

A. had went to the lake

B. without me

C. by the time

D. I got there,” said Jacques

E. No error

Answer : A. had went to the lake


Explanation:

  • The correct form for the past perfect tense of the irregular verb "to go" is "had gone," not "had went." "Went" is only used as the past tense, without the auxiliary "had."
  • The prepositional phrase (B) is correct. The two parts of the dependent clause (C and D) "by the time and I got there" are correct.

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