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Past perfect simple or continuous
The past perfect simple is used for an action in the past.
The past perfect continuous is also used for an action in the past, but the action is lasting a while.
An action had been happening when another one had happened.
He had been playing football, and then he had broken his leg.
Exercise: Complete with the verb in the right tense.
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