We use the past perfect continuous to talk about actions or situations that were in progress before some other actions or situations.
We use past perfect continuous in these cases:
I had been dating with him for two years before we broke up.
He had been working at that company for three years before we met.
How long had you been waiting for the bus?
The past perfect tense indicates that an action was completed or finished at some point in the past before something else happened.
We use the past perfect in these cases:
I had not studied Italian before I move to Italy.
She said that she had bought that bag in the mall.
We had met before you introduced…Continue
This tense is used to talk about an action or actions that started in the past and continued until recently or that continue into the future.
You look sad. Have you been crying?
My back hurts. I have been sitting for a long time today.
This room is a mess. Who has been playing here?
The present perfect is formed with a present tense of “to have” plus the past participle of the verb which can be either regular or irregular in form.
We use the present perfect for the following cases.
I have been in London before. (At unspecific time in the past, but we don’t know exactly when)
I have seen that movie.
She has read that book many…Continue