English Grammar Lessons
Past Perfect Progressive tense - Glossary of Terms
Past Perfect Progressive Tense
Verbs describing actions that took place in the past are said
to be in the past tense. The past perfect progressive tense is
used to show the end of an on-going action
that took place in the past.
been painting the door before the dog scratched it.
The jury had
been considering its verdict for several hours when the judge
effectively ordered them to find Jones guilty.
The past perfect progressive tense is one for four past tenses. They
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