Past Perfect Tense
The grammatical form used for an action that had already finished when anotheraction happened. It is made with “had” and a past participle
Forming the Past Perfect
Affirmative and Negative Sentences
|I had played||I hadn’t played|
|You had played||You hadn’t played|
|He had played||He hadn’t played|
|She had played||She hadn’t played|
|We had played||We hadn’t played|
|They had played||They hadn’t played|
This is how you form questions
|Had||They||been to an opera before last night?|
|Had||She||studied spanish before moving here?|
|Had||you||ever visited the US before 2006?|
|Had||we||met before toda’s meeting?|
- They had completed the project.
- He had finished reading my book
- I had played this game several times.
- I had watched two seasons of Breaking Bad
- I had cooked something special for you
- She had spoken with him several times.
- He had forgotten what I said.
- She had told me what you said.
- I had seen that movie several times
- I had forgotten all my problems.
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