Learn to use Hardly correctly
Q. Hardly (1) / we had reached (2) / the platform (3) / when the train started. (4) / No Error (5)- Published on 06 Jan 17
Hardly is followed by 'had' and 'third' form of verb. Proper way should be 'had we reached'.
You may refer to the formula table given in the question above.
The correct sentence should be: Hardly had we reached the platform when the train started.