PAST PERFECT • Past actions previous to other past actions Train leaving. 7.15 Me getting at the station- 7.30 Past perfect Past Simple
PAST PERFECT • EX: I got to the station at 7-30 but the train to London had already left.
PAST PERFECT • Before/ after/By the time • After he had asked for a loan, the owner decided not to sell the house. • By the time he was sixteen, he had lived in twenty different countries.
Past perfect continuous • HAD BEEN +V-ING • HADN´T BEEN +V-ING • HAD YOU BEEN + V-ING? • EX. HE WAS OUT OF BREATH. HE HAD BEEN FLYING HIS KITE
Past perfect continuous • YOU CAN SAY THAT SOMETHING HAD BEEN HAPPENING FOR A PERIOD OF TIME BEFORE SOMETHING ELSE HAPPENED • EX. OUR GAME OF TENNIS WAS INTERRUPTED. WE´D BEEN PLAYING FOR ABOUT HALF AN HOUR WHEN IT STARTED TO RAIN
Past perfect continuous • EX: KEN GAVE UP SMOKING TWO YEARS AGO. HE´D BEEN SMOKING FOR 30 YEARS
PRESENT PERFECT C. / PAST PERFECT C. • EX: I hope the bus comes soon. I´ve been waiting for 20 minutes. • EX:At last the bus came, I´d been waiting for 20 minutes (before the bus came)
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