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  • Gaurav

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    January 12, 2024 at 3:11 pm
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    The past perfect tense is used to describe an action that was completed before another action or a specific point in the past. The formula for the past perfect tense is:

    had + past participle

    Here’s an example:

    • He had already finished his homework before he went to bed.

    In this example, “had finished” is the past perfect tense. “Had” is the auxiliary verb in the past perfect tense, and “finished” is the past participle of the main verb “finish.” The action of finishing the homework (past perfect) happened before the action of going to bed (simple past).

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