Usage examples Past Perfect
Emily hadn't been herself.
It was bigger than I'd expected.
How long had she known?
Philip had not believed her.
It was harder than he'd thought.
How right had she been?
Grace hadn't seen them.
It was harder than she'd thought.
Had the man escaped?
Peter had not joined them.
Had they broken a law?
I hadn't known she was sick.
That was a word she had heard.
When had she experienced it before?
They hadn't thought he was conscious.
This was the part he had rehearsed.
Where had I seen them before?
He had not known it was possible.
That was the word he had used.
Where had he seen her before?
They had discussed that question.
What had she worn?
She hadn't found him.
He had forgotten that voice.
What had he observed?
They had sung of love.
What had he forgotten?
She had suffered from depression.
What had we done?
All energy had left his body.
Why had he hidden?
He hadn't corrected her.
It was larger than I had thought.
Why had he bothered?
He had not chased me.
She was younger than he had thought.
When had he fallen?
She had seemed so happy.
When had it begun?
He hadn't forgiven me.
I read the name that he had written.
How long had he been here?
They hadn't mentioned the bag.
He had written it down at last, but it did not help.
How long had they been here?
It had not been a success.
You showed me a letter your brother had written to you.
How long had he been asleep?
No, she hadn't forgotten.
He remembered what had happened.
She lived a life she'd only dreamed
The terms were better than he had expected.
Had I found a solution?
He remembered the oath he had just taken.
The journey was not as bad as I had imagined.
Had you had an argument?
It was a question he'd never asked.
The film wasn't as good as we had expected.
Had she called the clinic?
He utilized the skill he had just learned.
I remembered the fight that had started.
Had anyone seen?
I saw the crowd that had gathered.
How had Ares survived?
This was the cup he had sought.
What had he done to me?
That was the answer they had wanted.
What had passed?
I hadn't seen the kid.
I had no idea what had happened.
It hadn't been a joke.
That was the quotation he'd read.
What had changed?
She hadn't believed in vampires.
She was the first nice girl he had ever known.
What had she done to us?
I had never meddled in politics.
It was the first pretty thing she had ever had.
Where had Nelson been?
I hadn't thought about birds.
What had happened ?
I did not understand what he had said.
Where had she seen them before?
I hadn't realized it was so late.
It looked exactly as he had left it.
Had she come here to rescue him?
What had she seen in him?
What had she done with it?
Why had that song come to mind?
Had I come to the right place?
Had he missed the train?
Where had this occurred?
But she noticed they had gone.
Had the spell worked?
I hadn't considered it.
He knew that he had won.
Had the picture changed?
She knew that she had lied.
Had the illusion worked?
They knew that we had arrived.
Had the battle begun?
He hadn't recognized her.
It had been someone else.
What had it been?
She hadn't listened to it.
She had earned that fate.
What had you done?
It hadn't mattered to her.
When had this incident occurred?
They hadn't troubled me.
She didn't know what she'd meant.
Who had spoken?
She had not told him.
I didn't like what I had seen.
Who had won?
He didn't know what she had heard.
Who had knocked?
He hadn't saved her.
Who had written the note?
She was younger than I'd expected.
Who had brought this letter?
He hadn't forgotten her.
He was younger than she'd assumed.
Who had sent the letter?
It hadn't bothered her.
It was heavier than she'd imagined.
Who had sent the message?
She hadn't wasted it.
It was worse than I'd expected.
No, I had not heard.
This was the question he had feared.
Had he heard a noise?
No, I hadn't noticed.
It was the first new car they had ever owned.
How had Dad known?
Dean hadn't mentioned money.
I had done that many times in Italy.
Why had Wanda left?
He had not pronounced a word.
He did not know what he had done.
What had happened to us?
This was the way he had come.
Had he had a nightmare?
They hadn't found anything helpful.
She knew why he had come here.
Had they read the book?
Charles continued as though he had not heard.
She wondered why I had come back.
Had she seen the note?
It was a surprise they had not expected
You wondered when he had come back.
I understood what had happened.
Had he met another woman?
Severus continued as if he had not heard.
She saw what had happened.
Had he seen the article?
Meg acted as though she hadn't heard.
They explained what had happened
Had they left a message?
I hadn't realized I was homesick.
This was the path he had chosen.
Had the man understood?
Victoria hadn't mentioned it.
They had planned everything perfectly.
What had he expected?
They hadn't spoken to us.
They had lost everything else.
What had they done?
I hadn't spoken to him.
I didn't know what he had done.
Had anything happened?
I kept the phone that had rung.
Had anything changed?
The landscape had begun to change.
Why had he worried?
But he knew she had heard.
Who had ordered the ring?
He hadn't watched her.
This had been more difficult than he'd imagined.
Had he heard a voice?
I knew the spell she had just used.
He assumed that he had won.
Had the baby survived?
It was heavier than he had expected.
How had the stranger entered?
I thought that you had escaped.
Where had the police been?
It was as I had expected.
When had that pain begun?
The time had come!
Where had the fire gone?
They didn't know what I had done.
What had she done?
She had destroyed them all.
What had they forgotten?
She hadn't betrayed me.
That girl had given her money.
Where had they gone?
She hadn't saved him.
She had deceived him again.