Past Perfect Continuous Tense

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The Past Perfect Continuous is another tense that expresses the "past in the past".

In this lesson we look at the structure and use of the Past Perfect Continuous tense, followed by a quiz to check your understanding:

Structure: how do we make the Past Perfect Continuous?

Use: how do we use the Past Perfect Continuous?

Past Perfect Continuous quiz

Note that continuous tenses are also called progressive tenses. So the Past Perfect Continuous tense is sometimes called the Past Perfect Progressive tense.