Past perfect and simple past tense

We had talked to him yesterday(This sentence is shown as wrong in a grammar book)
We talked to him yesterday(it is right)
Could you please explain the reason?

and.... you are here Asked on 03/12/2014 in English Grammar.
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Hi Baiju,

Sure πŸ™‚

Past Perfect is used when talking about something that happened BEFORE another event in the past:

  • We had talked to him before we called the police.

Learn everything about past tenses here:

Use Past Tenses Correctly and Make No More Mistakes


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Promoter Answered on 11/12/2014.
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