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    #1

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    Hi!
    Is "never" used in past perfect progressive tense in particular and in progressive tenses in general, please?

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    #2
    Please give an example or two.

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    #3
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Please give an example or two.
    Thank Rover.
    Ex:
    - He had never been sleeping until he died.

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    #4
    Quote Originally Posted by hoangkha View Post
    - He had never been sleeping until he died.
    That is a bizarre sentence and a bizarre concept. What do you mean by it?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That is a bizarre sentence and a bizarre concept. What do you mean by it?
    My friend asked me if "never" could be used in progressive/continuous tenses (#1) and he gave the example below (#3).
    - He had never been sleeping until he died.
    I don't know whether it is all right because I have never seen "never" used in
    progressive/continuous tenses.

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    #6
    Even if you have never seen it used in this way, what do you think your friend could have meant by the rest of the sentence?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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