Past Perfect Tense
form of the verb
past action completed before another past action or before another past moment
Tom had come before we pho 15115c215p ned.
said he had done his lessons.
2.with the adverbs: hardly, scarcely ->
sooner -> than
He had hardly entered the room when the phone rang.
had no sooner seen each other than we started talking.
atent: adverbul in fata => inversiune: Hardly had he finished the first
novel when he started the second one.
Continous: to be (past perfect)+vb inf
past action started before another past action or before another past moment
and still going on during it: for, since
He had been waiting for me for two
hours when I finally arrived.
had been studying since morning when
I came to take him to the cinema.