20 Examples of Past Perfect Tense! Are you learning English as a second language? If so, you’ll need to know how to use the past perfect tense. This video will show you some examples of how to use the past perfect tense in everyday situations. Watch it now and learn something new!
20 Examples of Past Perfect Tense
1) He had not eaten before he went to bed.
2) We hadn’t worked before we ate.
3) They had played in their garden.
4) She had gone to the shop.
5) I hadn’t woken up at 7 o’clock.
6) You had usually been sleeping for a long time.
7) She had never gone to school by car.
8) They had not worked on Saturdays and Sundays.
9) Peter hadn’t eaten any fruit at all.
10) He had been playing the piano before dinner.
11) We had not been working for a long time when they came.
12) I hadn’t been going to school before that.
13) The little girl hadn’t been eating at the same time.
14) He had been having a rest for a long time when you came in.
15) She had been going to work every day.
16) They hadn’t been playing in their garden before it rained.
17) The little girl had not been eating anything at all.
18) They had been going to school every day.
19) She has never gone to school by car.
20) We had been working since morning when she came.