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 us.
I had never played the guitar until yesterday.
He had fallen asleep before eleven o’clock.
They had never met until the last weekend.
My mom had wanted a bag, but she received a jacket.
We had lived in Chile ten years before we moved to USA.
She had used that jacket before it was lost.
Subject + had + verb in participle
I had studied before that she came to my room.
Subject + had not/ hadn’t + verb in participle
We hadn’t met before.
Had + subject +verb in participle
Had you worked before?
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