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If you compare the following sentences, which is correct?

1. Having a chat with Bill, I called Isabelle.
2. Having had a chat with Bill, I called Isabelle.
3. After having had a chat with Bill, I called Isabelle.

I think maybe the first one is wrong. Is the word after required in third sentence? What is the difference between these three?
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harry1999I think maybe the first one is wrong.
It is a bit awkward, but possible. Those numbered 2 and 3 are fine and have the same meaning.
harry1999Is the word after required in third sentence?
If you want three examples, yes. Without after in the third sentence, sentences 2 and 3 would be identical. Emotion: smile

CJ
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Hi,

Or just, particularly in casual spoken English,
After I chatted with Bill, I called Isabelle.

Clive
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Thanks for clearing my doubts. Emotion: smile