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    Past perfect


    Past perfect : had + past participle

    It talks about an action that has happened before another action in the past:

    I had washed the dishes when my mother arrived. 


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    1. Mary (eat) her dinner before she went to bed last night.

    2. You (steal) the money before you left the room.

    3. The woman (iron) the clothes before the guests arrived.

    4. I (cook) lunch before my husband came back from work.

    5. We (buy) the things we needed before Christmas.

    6. The students (do) their homework before their teacher came into the classroom.

    7. My father (paint) the rooms before my mother came back from Italy.

    8. He (post) the letters before you called him.

    9. They (invite) me to dinner before you invited me to your birthday party.

    10. I (type) the letters before my boss came to the office.

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