Usage examples Tenses with Past meaning
My parents came to visit me last September.
Why has Mike gone already?
Tailor has never heard of this book.
I was wondering if you could help me with the project.
I didn't go anywhere because it was raining.
The plane hadn't left by the time I got to the airport.
I was cooking when Josh called.
Had you studied Italian before you moved to Milan?
They gave Julie a puppy for her birthday.
My neighbour asked us if we had seen his dog.
Dick was cutting the grass when the snake appeared.
We went to a club last night.
My uncle was always telling us stories about our parents.
Mary announced that she had found a new job.
By the time I met Mia again, she had already found a new boyfriend.
Emily went to China last year.
By the time Doris got to the office, everyone had already gone.
Helen has never been to Norway.
It was a beautiful day, the sun was shining.
I have seen Anna twice in my life.
I wasn't sleeping when someone broke into my house.
I was having a terrifying dream when the alarm clock rang.
Have you ever seen Paul cry?
My mother washed the floor when the painter had already gone.
I haven't seen Joe today.
We wish you moved to Los Angeles.
Mary hasn't graduated from the university yet.
I sold my house two months ago.
Harry said he went to the library yesterday.
My mother has just bought a new car!
Did Barry come to your party last week?
Matt says he liked that museum a lot.
We did not have time to visit Louvre.
My husband was always talking about his friends from college.
Where did you go shopping yesterday?
I have written three essays already.
I was dancing when Matthew walked in.
I didn't call you yesterday because I was busy.
Harold had known about their divorce for a while before everyone found out.
Have you ever tried sushi?
I found Elisa's diary when she had already moved out.
I had never seen Joanna laugh before yesterday.
I was working when the accident occurred.
Frank was making pizza while Ale was cooking salad.
Alexia has lost her purse and now has no money.
Where have I left my phone?
What time did Sarah leave on Tuesday?
Lana has drunk four cups of coffee today!