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Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 1

Mrs. Sally ______________ (teach) English for thirty years before she retired.


Detailed Solution for Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 1

The sentence is the past perfect continuous tense. The rule is :
Sub + had been + V1 + ing + object 
=> Mrs. Sally had been teaching English for thirty years before she retired.

Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 2

My grandpa __________ (sleep) for three hours when I woke him up.


Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 3

A young boy_______________ (stand) at the door until a policeman arrived.


Detailed Solution for Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 3

past perfect continous tense

Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 4

My father ___________ (try) to fix the broken pipe for an hour before we eventually called a plumber.


Detailed Solution for Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 4

Past Perfect Continuous Tense,
 My father had been trying to fix the broken pipe for an hour before we eventually called a plumber.

Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 5

The baby ____________ (cry) for fifteen minutes before her mother heard her cry.


Detailed Solution for Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 5

The sentence is in the past perfect continuous sentence.
The baby had been crying for fifteen minutes before her mother heard her cry.

Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 6

How long ____________ (Dan drive)before he fell asleep and had an accident?


Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 7

How long ____________ (you teach) before you were offered this position?


Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 8

By the time we reached the station, the train ___________ . (leave)


Detailed Solution for Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 8

By the time we reached the station, the train had been leaving 

Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 9

I wish you ______ (send) your application in time.


Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 10

By the time the fire fighters arrived, the fire ________ (destroy) many huts.


Detailed Solution for Past Perfect Continuous - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 10

By the time the firefighters arrived, the fire had been destroying many huts.

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