English Grammar Lessons
Past Perfect Tense - Glossary of Terms
Past Perfect Tense
Verbs describing actions that took place in the past are said
to be in the past tense. The past perfect tense is
used to emphasise that an action which took place in the past was completed
(usually before another took place).
taken the pill before the team reached him.
weather changed, but the team had planned its next move.
The past perfect tense is one for four past tenses. They
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