1.1 Form Of Past Perfect ContinuousTense HAD + BEEN VING
I had been running for an hour.
I had not been running for an hour. Had you been running for an hour?
1.2 Use Of Past Perfect Continuous Tense
a) The Past Perfect Continuous geçmişte başka bir eylemden
önce gerçekleşmekte olan eylemin sürecinden bahsederken
The passenger at the bus stop were very angry. They had
been waiting for the bus for 45 minutes.
The detectives had been searching for the murderer for a
long time before they arrested him.
He had only been studying French for two years before he
got the job
My father had been working for that company before it
finaly went bankrupt.
b) Past perfect continuous geçmişte zaman olarak yakın başka
bir eylemden önce gerçekleşmekte olan bir eylemden
bahsederken de kullanılabilir.
John was out of breath when he came in. He had been
When I saw Mary, her eyes ver red. She had been crying.
Brian gained overweight because he had been overeating.