Term: Past Perfect Progressive (Past Perfect Continuous)

Definition:

The Past Perfect Progressive is used for actions that were unfinished when another action, etc, took place:

I had been living there for years before I got married.

 

Some books use the term Past Perfect Progressive, and others use Past Perfect Continuous.

Formation:

  • HAD + BEEN + ING

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