Verb Tenses: Past Perfect Continuous

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The past perfect continuous verb tense, sometimes called the past perfect progressive, is the present participle form of a verb used with had been. The past perfect continuous tense is used for showing an action that was ongoing or happening continually in the past and ended. It can also show a cause and effect. In this activity, students circle the past perfect continuous verb tense in each sentence. In the second part, students fill in the blank with the past perfect continuous form of the verb in parentheses.