Past perfect use exercises

Online exercises to practise how to use the past perfect tense. Past simple vs. past perfect.

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The past perfect is probably not the most frequently used English verb tense, but it is necessary to show that one action in the past is preceding the other one. The exercises on this page will allow you to better learn the rules and practise using the past perfect tense in specially composed sentences. We recommend that you first study “Past perfect form”, the links to the explanation and exercises are given in the related topics below.