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Grammar: past perfect progressive
Past Perfect Progressive

Today in the classroom you are going to learn about past perfect progressive an important part of English grammar.
 
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Grammar: Past Perfect Progressive (reading and grammar)

Definition of past perfect progressive.
  • Past perfect progressive: "I had been going." Usually expressed with duration, this indicates that an event was ongoing for a specific time, then completed before a specific event.
tense & aspect aspect
simple perfect progressive perfect progressive
tense past simple
past
past
perfect
past
progressive
past
perfect
progressive
present simple
present
present
perfect
present
progressive
present
perfect
progressive
future simple
future
future
perfect
future
progressive
future
perfect
progressive
Past Perfect Progressive Examples
  • Past perfect progressive:
  • I had been painting the house.
  • I had been eating breakfast this morning.
  • I had been going to the bookstore with my best friend.
Fun Easy English Grammar Lessons
From YOUR Teacher: Past Perfect Progressive

Past perfect progressive requires a little time to understand fully. This is a difficult concept in English.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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