Usage and formula of past perfect tense with examples

In the following, we are going to see the usage and formula of past perfect tense with some examples.

past perfect tense formula:

S + had + V3 + O

past perfect tense Usage:

we use the past perfect tense to express a completed action interrupted by another action in the past.

past perfect tense Examples:

  1. I watched the movie when my parents had had dinner.
  2. I had met her before we met in the class.
  3. I had finished my homework before midnight.
  4. By the time my parents went to the market, I had done all my exercises.
  5. I organized my room when the constructions had gone.
  6. John said he had already finished his homework.
  7. I had eaten dinner with my parents when they asked me to join them.
  8. It had rained last night, so our guests didn’t come.
  9. After Lola had finished her work, she went to the gym.
  10. If I had known you were here, I would have come to see you.

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