Active voice- Past perfect continuous tense rules



Past perfect continuous tense rules and application

 

Sentence: I eat food.

In the above sentence I is the subject, eat is the verb and food is the object.

1st form of verb: eat, 2nd form of verb: ate, 3rd form of verb: eaten

Positive sentence

(I, He, She, It, We, They, You) as a subject

Subject+ had + been + 1st form of verb + ing + object

 

I had been eating food.

He had been eating food.

She had been eating food.

It had been eating food.

We had been eating food.

They had been eating food.

You had been eating food.

 

 

 

Negative sentence

(I, He, She, It, We, They, You) as a subject

Subject + had + not + been + 1st form of verb + object

 

I had not been eating food.

He had not been eating food.

She had not been eating food.

It had not been eating food.

We had not been eating food.

They had not been eating food.

You had not been eating food.

 

 

 

Interrogative sentence

(I, He, She, It, We, They, You) as a subject

Had + subject + been + 1st form of verb + ing + object

 

Had I been eating food?

Had he been eating food?

Had she been eating food?

Had it been eating food?

Had we been eating food?

Had they been eating food?

Had you been eating food?

 

 






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