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Hello, everyone:

I know we can say:

I lost the hat which I had bought.

I lost the contact lenses I had bought the day before.

But I'm wondering if we can say "I lost the hat which I bought." and "I lost the contact lenses I bought the day before."

Please give me your opinions, thanks!!!
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Hi,

Yes. The sequence of events is still easy to see.

Clive
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Hi,
yes, I think so. I think the past perfect is never required if the sequence of events if understandable from the context.Emotion: smile
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