50 Examples of Past Perfect Continuous Tense

50 Examples of Past Perfect Continuous Tense

50 Examples of Past Perfect Continuous Tense

All tenses – present, past and future – are important to learn as we would like to make sentences using all the tenses and also speak and write correctly. Some students might find it difficult to learn all the tenses well without examples.

Structure: subject + auxiliary verb have (past participle.; auxiliary verb had been verb3ing (past participle.

Examples of Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  1. I hadn’t seen him in a long time, so it was nice to see him again.
  2. When she got there, I had finished my work and left already.
  3. By the time he went to school, his mother had already left.
  4. Had you ever been to China before your trip in 2010?
  5. I hadn’t talked to him in a while when he called me yesterday.
  6. What had you done by 5 o’clock?
  7. She had already woken up when I got to her house.
  8. He had already eaten when I called him at home.
  9. He hadn’t finished his work when it was time for him to go home!
  10. We wouldn’t have been able to go if we hadn’t received our tickets.
  11. They hadn’t started their project yet when she left yesterday.
  12. She had never been to France before her trip this summer!
  13. What had you done by 5 o’clock?
  14. By the time Ann came home, most of the food had already been eaten!
  15. They hadn’t gone out yet when we got home.
  16. I hadn’t talked to him in a while when he called me yesterday.
  17. By the time he went to school, his mother had already left.
  18. Had you ever been to China before your trip in 2010?
  19. We had already eaten by the time they arrived at the party.
  20. We wouldn’t have been able to go if we hadn’t received our tickets.
  21. She had never been to France before her trip this summer!
  22. What had you done by 5 o’clock?
  23. They hadn’t gone out yet when we got home.
  24. By the time she graduated, she had already won a fellowship.
  25. I hadn’t seen him in a long time, so it was nice to see him again.
  26. When she got there, I had finished my work and left already.
  27. They hadn’t started their project yet when she left yesterday.
  28. She had never been to France before her trip this summer!
  29. What had you done by 5 o’clock?
  30. By the time I got home, you had already eaten dinner.
  31. He hadn’t slept in days when he collapsed and ended up in the hospital.
  32. We hadn’t gone out to eat since before the holidays.
  33. We wouldn’t have been able to go if we hadn’t received our tickets.
  34. I hadn’t seen him in years, so it was nice to see him again.
  35. She hadn’t gone shopping all day!
  36. When I got home, she had already eaten dinner.
  37. By the time he finally realized what he had done wrong, everyone was furious with him.
  38. We hadn’t talked to him in a while when he called me yesterday.
  39. If I hadn’t received the scholarship, I wouldn’t have been able to go to college.
  40. When were you born?
  41. He hadn’t gone out with us since before the holidays!
  42. Had you seen that movie already?
  43. What had you done by 5 o’clock?
  44. They hadn’t seen each other in a while when they got together last night.
  45. I wouldn’t had been able to go if I didn’t pass my test!
  46. When were you born?
  47. Ann had always finished her work on time, but Bill doesn’t.
  48. If you hadn’t started studying harder in the beginning of the semester, you wouldn’t be doing so well now.
  49. He had always been a very dedicated worker.
  50. They hadn’t eaten dinner yet when their mother came home!