Help me please to understand is it correct to use Past Perfect in this sentence:

"(I met him 2 weeks ago). It seemed that he hadn't changed a lot".

"It seemed" refers to past tense, so it is appropriate to use Past Perfect.

Am I right, what do you think?

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Yes, that is correct.

In other words, this sentence means: at the time when you met him 2 weeks ago, it seemed to you that he wasn't very different from what he had been like e.g. last year. Because you're talking about a time earlier than the time when you met him, you need to use past perfect.

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