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Hi, Language learner,

1) Yesterday I went to see my friend who lost her only son the day before in a car accident. Seeing me she started crying. I could imagine (at the time) what she was going through.

The modal "could" is correct there, meaning that at the time it was possible for the speaker to understand the other person's feelings.

For "lost" (rather than "had lost") to work, I think it would be better to say:

- Yesterday I went to see my friend who lost her only son the day before yesterday in a car accident.

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