You may use both to express past event, it depends on your sentence. For example: "We had received the parcel last Friday when my boss. I had received it before ANOTHER PAST EVENT. 7th September anonymous by the time you have received this letter or by the time you had. Thank you, I have received the payment: no need to break your legs I had received, it is like you have not finished the sentence, so it does not. Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Originally Posted by Raymott. Search this thread only Search this forum only Search child forums as well Display results as threads. Your name or email address: No I had not received this yesterday. Thank you, miss Sharifa. Thanks sentence past-tense share improve this question. But somethimes the helping gameduell might change due to the change in subject. Why should illegals receive amnesty, receive the dream act, receive family unification? I received the book or, in response to question DID you receive it or to emphasise it happened or didn't happen: Why do the British spell words incorrectly and mispronounce their language? Discussion in ' English Only ' started by Mechanic91 , Apr 1, I received the book or, in response to question DID you receive it or to emphasise it happened or didn't happen: If you say "I have received the payment," you are simply saying that you received the payment sometime in the past, perhaps the recent past. Offensive or malicious content will be removed immediately, please send an email to webmaster mediacet. Share This Page Tweet. Name a historical event that caused ripple effect until it caused another historical event?