Past Perfect Continuous

Вопрос

Вопрос в Past Perfect Continuous образуется с помощью had.


1. Поставьте на первое место had (если вопрос начинается с вопросительного слова, то had идёт после него);
2. Потом I/we/you/they/he/she/it или существительное в единственном или во множественном числе;
3. been;
4. К глаголу добавить окончание -ing;
5. Остальные слова.

Утверждение

Past Perfect Continuous указывает на действие, которое началось в прошлом, продолжалось в течение некоторого времени и либо закончилось непосредственно перед неким моментом в прошлом или все еще не закончилось к какому-то моменту в прошлом.


Чтобы составить утвердительное предложение, необходимо:

1.Поставить на первое место I/we/you/they/he/she/it или существительное в единственном или множественном числе;
2. had;
3. been;
4. К глаголу добавить окончание -ing;
5. Остальные слова.

Отрицание

Для отрицания в Past Perfect Continuous используют had not (hadn’t).


Чтобы составить отрицательное предложение, необходимо:

1.Поставить на первое место I/we/you/they/he/she/it или существительное в единственном или множественном числе;
2. had not/hadn’t;
3. been;
4. К глаголу добавить окончание -ing;
5. Остальные слова.

Примеры использования Past Perfect Continuous

  • I had been reading -
  • What had they been saying? -
  • He hadn't been listening. -
  • They'd been arguing. -
  • He'd been sleeping. -
  • I had been running in circles. -
  • Had I been dreaming? -
  • He had been walking in a circle. -
  • She had been waiting by the entrance. -
  • She had been looking at the view. -
  • He'd been expecting this day. -
  • We'd been walking all day. -
  • She had been neglecting him. -
  • How long had he been running? -
  • Had he been cheating? -
  • I had been studying -
  • Jennifer had not been listening. -
  • What had we been thinking? -
  • Had she been crying? -
  • They had been singing hymns. -
  • Had I been screaming? -
  • Had I been drinking? -
  • He had been following her. -
  • How long had she been sleeping? -
  • Pete had been waiting for that question. -
  • She had been looking for him. -
  • Had he been listening? -
  • She had been reading the book. -
  • He hadn't been joking. -
  • They had been complaining for some time -
  • It had been protecting me. -
  • What had you been doing? -
  • Dad hadn't been listening. -
  • The forest had been burning. -
  • What had they been talking about? -
  • You had been trying for a while. -
  • He had been shouting at me. -
  • She'd been dreaming. -
  • He had been defending me. -
  • I hadn't been listening. -
  • How long had they been walking? -
  • How long had she been watching? -
  • What had I been doing? -
  • Betty had been reading about that case! -
  • He'd been crying. -
  • He'd been working on it. -
  • We'd been talking for a while. -
  • He had been walking some time. -
  • What had she been doing? -
  • He had been hiding behind a bush. -