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had had two cars/tenses

Posted: Fri May 24, 2024 11:21 pm
by navit
1. He had two cars before buying this new one. He sold them both at the same time to buy the new one.
2 He had had two cars before buying this new one. He sold them both at the same time to buy the new one.

Are both correct?

He had two cars at the same time. He sold them and bought the new one.

Gratefully,
Navi

Re: had had two cars/tenses

Posted: Tue May 28, 2024 4:35 am
by Alan
Either is acceptable.