Past Perfect Continuous Tense

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Jis sentences ke end me SE RAHA THA, SE RAHI THI, SE RAHE THE, SAMAY KE SATH aae to use ham Past Perfect Continuous Tense kehte hai.

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Simple Sentence

Rule: Sub+had been+V1 ing+ since/for+time

Negative Sentence

Rule: Sub+had+not+been+V1+ing+ since/for+time

Interrogative Sentence

Rule: had+Sub+been+V1+ing+ since/for+time

He, She, Name, It, I, We, You,They ke saath hamlog Had been ka use karte hai

Morning, Day Name, Month Name, Year Name, Weather Name, Time Name, Condition Name etc. ke sath hamlog Since ka use karte hai

Many Days, x Days, x Months, Some Minutes, Some Years, Many Years, x Hours etc. ke sath hamlog For ka use karte hai

He, She, Name, It, I, We, You, TheyHad been
Morning, Day Name, Month Name, Year Name, Weather Name, Time Name, Condition Name, etc.Since
Many Days, x Days, x Months, Some Minutes, Some Years, Many Years, x Hours, etc.For

Example

  1. Mai 2 ghante se so raha tha.
    I had been sleeping for 2 hours. (Simple Sentence)
    I had not been sleeping for 2 hours. (Negative Sentence)
    Had I been sleeping for 2 hours? (Interrogative Sentence)
  2. Rahul subah se football khel raha tha.
    Rahul had been playing football since morning. (Simple Sentence)
    Rahul had not been playing football since morning. (Negative Sentence)
    Had Rahul been playing football since morning? (Interrogative Sentence)
  3. Tum 2 baje se padh rahe the.
    You had been reading since 2 pm. (Simple Sentence)
    You had not been reading since 2 pm. (Negative Sentence)
    Had you been reading since 2 pm? (Interrogative Sentence)

Translate the following sentences by yourself for practice.

  1. Ladke school me subah se padh rahe the.
  2. Mai 2 ghante se movie dekh raha tha.
  3. Mai 1 ghante se aam kha raha tha.
  4. Kya tumhare pitaji kal se so rahe the?
  5. Mai tumse 2001 se baat nahi kar raha tha.
  6. Kya tum 3 ghante se khana kha rahe the?
  7. Wo shaam se tumhara intezaar kar rahi thi.
  8. Kya tum 3 baje se patang uda rahe the?
  9. Tum 2 baje se nahi padh rahe the.
  10. Woh 1992 se kaam kar raha tha.
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