Bedeutung von "the past perfect" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch

the past perfect

noun us /ˌpæst ˈpɜr.fɪkt/

in grammar, the form of a verb that is used to show that an action was already finished when another action happened. The sentence “I had never been to Canada”is in the past perfect.

(Definition von "the past perfect" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)