PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

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1. In negative sentences the participe "NOT" is next to the auxiliar HAS/HAVE and before BEEN.

2. HAS/HAVE open the sentence and BEEN  is next to the subject

2.1. NEGATIVE: I Had not spoken

2.1.1. QUESTION: Had I spoken?

3. Grammarly, it always uses the auxiliar verbs HAVE BEEN or HAS BEEN according to the subject pronoun.

3.1. EXAMPLE: Love-Loved

4. The main verbs is always in progressive form, is to soy, with the ING ending.

4.1. EXAMPLE: They have been drinking too much

4.2. EXAMPLE: Before I came here, I had spoken to Jack

5. This tense is used to talk about activities that stardet in the past but they are not finished yed and also have a certain duration.

5.1. EXAMPLE: If I had seen him, I would have talked to him.

6. EXAMPLE: Laura has been singing better