Jag trodde att jag förlorat er.

English Translation

I thought I’d lost you.

Why is ‘hade’ missing in this sentence (Jag trodde att jag hade förlorat er)?
Can förlorat be used without auxiliary verb (‘har-hade’) at all?

In subordinate clauses, “har”/“hade” is optional.

You will see this (no “har”/“hade”) many times more in many other sentences.

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