In English we use the past perfect continuous to talk about a period of time which was in progress before another time in the past.
The table below shows the different forms of past perfect continuous :
|Example verb : play||I / We / You / They / He / She / It|
|Positive||...'d been playing ...|
|Negative||... hadn't been playing ...|
|Questions||Had ... been playing ...?|
Yes, ... had. /
No, ... hadn't.
Past Perfect Continuous Example Sentences :
Positive Examples of Past Perfect Continuous :
Negative Examples of Past Perfect Continuous :
Question Examples of Past Perfect Continuous :