Usage examples Past Perfect Continuous

  • He had been avoiding her.

  • How long had they been walking?

  • It had been protecting me.

  • How long had they been fighting?

  • I had been watching him.

  • How long had she been going?

  • They had been watching me

  • How long had she been sleeping?

  • He'd been warning her.

  • How long had he been listening?

  • He had been eating.

  • I had been reading

  • He had been listening.

  • He had been shaving.

  • They had been learning.

  • It had been raining.

  • She had been crying.

  • Her mother had been talking.

  • I had been waiting so long.

  • You had been working too hard.

  • He had been defending me.

  • How long had she been watching?

  • She had been protecting me.

  • He'd been running for hours.

  • It had been raining for days.

  • He had been traveling for months.

  • I had been practicing for years.

  • They had been talking about whales.

  • They had been walking for hours.

  • I had been running in circles.

  • They had been discussing robots

  • She had been taking notes.

  • They had been singing hymns.

  • He had been shouting at me.

  • He had been hiding behind it.

  • She had been looking at me.

  • They had been looking for me.

  • I had been looking for it.

  • She had been waiting for him.

  • They had been waiting for him.

  • He'd been working on it.

  • He'd been looking for her.

  • They hadn't realized how loudly they had been talking.

  • It had been raining all afternoon.

  • Had he been sleeping?

  • Charles had not been attending.

  • She had been reading the book.

  • Had she been crying?

  • Dad hadn't been listening.

  • We'd been walking all day.

  • Had he been cheating?

  • He had been telling the truth.

  • Had he been watching?

  • Had she been listening?

  • Jennifer had not been listening.

  • The woman had been crying.

  • He'd been laughing at her.

  • He had been living with us

  • He had been waiting for it.

  • He had been looking at me.

  • He'd been preparing for it.

  • He'd been thinking about me.

  • He had been waiting for them.

  • She had been looking for him.

  • He'd been thinking of her.

  • She had been waiting for this call.

  • What had we been thinking?

  • He had been walking in a circle.

  • We'd been talking for a while.

  • I had been standing in the shadow

  • He'd been walking around the city.

  • She had been waiting by the entrance.

  • Harry had been sitting on the floor.

  • Arthur had been waiting for him.

  • Ruth had been playing with him!

  • Betty had been reading about that case!

  • Pete had been waiting for that question.

  • Denny had been waiting for this moment.

  • She had been dancing

  • He had been reading

  • He had been waiting.

  • He'd been painting.

  • She had been running .

  • She had been talking

  • I had been studying

  • He'd been sleeping.

  • He'd been crying.

  • We had been working really hard.

  • They had been complaining for some time

  • What had I been doing?

  • He had been working at the desk.

  • What had you been doing?

  • You had been trying for a while.

  • What had he been asking?

  • I had been writing.

  • They had been waiting.

  • She had been thinking.

  • We had been working

  • He had been joking.

  • We'd been talking.

  • He had been walking some time.

  • What had they been counting on?

  • I hadn't been listening.

  • He had been looking at the gun.

  • What had I been thinking of?

  • He hadn't been joking.

  • They had been waiting on the beach.

  • What had I been worrying about?

  • She had not been attending.

  • He had been hiding behind a bush.

  • What had they been talking about?

  • He had been lying on the grass.

  • What had we been talking about?

  • He'd been sitting for an hour.

  • How long had he been watching?

  • She had been expecting it.

  • He had been following her.

  • She had been writing.

  • Holly had been standing there

  • I'd been trying all evening.

  • She'd been cooking all day.

  • I'd been crying all night.

  • They had not been crying.

  • He'd been expecting this day.

  • Had he been crying?

  • She had been expecting the explosion.

  • Had I been screaming?

  • She had been preparing this speech.

  • Had he been practicing?

  • They'd been fighting.

  • She'd been playing

  • She'd been crying.

  • She'd been working

  • I had been thinking of the future.

  • What had we been seeking?

  • She had been looking at the view.

  • What had she been doing?

  • She had been waiting for that sound.

  • What had she been saying?

  • How long had she been thinking?

  • She had been neglecting him.

  • Had I been shouting?

  • She had been working all night.

  • Had you been arguing?

  • They had been dancing all night.

  • Had she been lying?

  • He had not been expecting a kick.

  • He'd been watching the news.

  • Had I been drinking?

  • He hadn't been sleeping.

  • He'd been working all morning.

  • He'd been living here alone

  • The man had been complaining

  • The forest had been burning.

  • Had I been dreaming?

  • He'd been heading in that direction.

  • What had they been saying?

  • They'd been arguing all day.

  • We had been waiting for her.

  • He had been waiting for this moment.

  • What had they been thinking?

  • They had been dating for a while.

  • How long had he been running?

  • He hadn't been listening.

  • She had been telling the truth.

  • She'd been counting.

  • She'd been listening.

  • They'd been arguing.

  • She'd been waiting.

  • She'd been dreaming.

  • He had been chasing a fantasy.

  • Had he been listening?