Czasy gramatyczne – Past Perfect Continuous

  1. Jak tworzymy zdania w czasie past perfect continuous?

    1. Zdania w czasie „past perfect continuous” tworzymy w ten sam sposób co w czasie „present perfect continuous” tylko zamiast operatora „have/has” używamy „had”
  2. Użycie czasu Past Perfect Continuous:

    Czasu „past perfect continuous” używamy kiedy mówimy o dłuższych czynnościach lub wydarzeniach, które trwały nieprzerwanie do pewnego momentu w przeszłości, np.: He said that in his watch he had been sheltering behind the deckhouse, as there was a rain storm, when he saw a tall, thin man,(…)


    Had you been waiting long before the taxi arrived?
    We had been trying to open the door for five minutes when Jane found her key.
    It had been raining hard for several hours and the streets were very wet.
    Her friends had been thinking of calling the police when she walked in.