the past perfectnoun [ S ]uk /ˌpɑːst ˈpɜː.fekt/ us /ˌpæst ˈpɝː.fekt/
- 'I had already eaten' is an example of the past perfect.
- 'She hadn't seen him' is an example of the past perfect.
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Past perfect simple or past perfect continuous?Past perfect simple = I had worked Past perfect continuous = I had been working …