Past Perfect Simple Past Perfect Simple The past
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Past Perfect Simple
Past Perfect Simple The past perfect simple tense is used to go further back in time when we are already talking about the past. It can make it clear that something had already happened at the time we are talking about.
Past Perfect Simple
We form the past perfect simple by using the auxilliary verb had and the -ed form of the regular verb (the past participle) irregular verb forms have to be learned: Short answer Statements + - I'd worked. . . Questions + - I hadn't worked. . . Had I worked. . . ? Yes, I had. No, I hadn't. He'd worked. . . He hadn't worked. . . Had he worked. . . ? Yes, he had. No, he hadn't. She'd worked. . . She hadn't worked. . . Had she worked. . . ? Yes, she had. No, she hadn't. It had worked. . . It hadn't worked. . . Had it worked. . . ? Yes, it had. No, it hadn't. You'd worked. . . You hadn't worked. . . Had you worked. . . ? Yes you had. No, you hadn't. We'd worked. . . We hadn't worked. . . Had we worked. . . ? Yes we had. No, we hadn't. They'd worked. . . They hadn't worked. . . Had they worked Yes they had. . ? No, they hadn't.
Examples I had already done the shopping by the time she came home. I was late for work, by the time I arrived the client had already left. I'd visited the city many times before.
Test it! I was sure that I ______ the place before. a) b) c) d) had seen saw have seen had saw
Test it! I needed to know what _______ to my car. a) b) c) d) happens happened happened
Test it! I went to bed after I __________ off the television. a) b) c) d) turned has turned had turn
Test it! We __________ the car for five years when we sold it. a) b) c) d) have had had has had
Test it! After I __________ my homework I watched the TV. a) b) c) d) had done have done has done did
Použité zdroje NEUVEDEN, Neuveden. Past Perfect Tense [onine]. [cit. 28. 5. 2013]. Dostupný na WWW: http: //www. learnenglish. de/Games/Tenses/Test. It. Tenses. htm