Past Perfect Continuous for intermediate learners
This tense is an advanced tense, but it’s not hard to learn. This tense will allow you to talk about things that happened in the past in a more interesting way.
What Is Past Perfect Continuous?
The past perfect continuous tense talks about a continuous action that happened in the past and finished in the past.
We form the past perfect continuous tense with the help of two auxiliary verbs and the '-ing' form of the main verb.
Negations are made with the help of 'not placed between 'had' and 'been.'
I had been running for an hour when Sally called. →
I had been working for three years when finally I got promotion. → I had
We use the past perfect continuous to talk about something that started in the past and continued for some time in the past and finished in the past.
I was exhausted because I