Present Perfect and facts happened in the past

Is there any rule that establish if I have to use an action verb or a non-action verb when we are talking about something which happened in the past in an indefinite time?

e.g. He died but before dying He has already knew her. (Is it correct?) Can I say it is worng because here I have non-action verb?

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eu colocaria sua frase com past perfect: "when he died he had already known her"
Donay Mendonça 22 107 1.6k

Uma forma mais natural seria: ''He died but before dying he already knew her.''


He called us before going there.
We trained after we lost the game.

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