Session-15-Past perfect tense



We use the Past Perfect to talk about an action in the past that happened at a time before another action in the past:

We form the Past Perfect by using had with the past participle:

Sub. + had + 3rd form of verb + object

  • The thief had gone before the police came.
  • ·       You had studied English before you moved to Mumbai.
  • ·       Had you studied English before you moved to Mumbai?
  • ·       You had not studied English before you moved to Mumbai.
  • had never seen such a beautiful beach before I went to Phuket.
  • I did not have any money because I had lost my wallet.