Past Perfect Continuous Tense

Soal Past Perfect Continuous

Pengertian Past Perfect Continuous Tense

Past perfect continuous tense adalah suatu bentuk kata kerja yang digunakan untuk mengungkapkan suatu aksi (dengan durasi waktu tertentu) telah selesai pada suatu titik waktu tertentu di masa lalu.

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Rumus Past Perfect Continuous Tense

Past perfect continuous tense dibentuk dengan auxiliary verb had dan been dan present participle. Secara umum past perfect continuous tense hanya terjadi pada aksi berupa dynamic atau action verb, tidak stative verb karena umumnya hanya dynamic verb yang memiliki bentuk continuous.

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Rumus past perfect continuous tense: had + been + present participle. Umumnya present participle berupa action verb.
rumus past perfect continuous tense

Berikut rumus past perfect continuous tense untuk kalimat positif, negatif, dan interogatif.

Rumus Past Perfect Continuous Tense Contoh Past Perfect Continuous Tense

kalimat positif (+):

S + had + been + -ing/present participle

Lia had been walking
The labors had been demonstrating

kalimat negatif (-):

S + had + not + been + -ing/present participle

Lia had not been walking
The labors hadn’t been demostrating

kalimat interogatif (?):

had + S + been + -ing/present participle

Had Lia been walking
Had the labors been demonstrating

Fungsi dan Contoh Kalimat Past Perfect Continuous Tense

No Fungsi dan Contoh Kalimat Past Perfect Continuous Tense
1 Past perfect continuous tense untuk mengekspresikan aksi yang panjang di masa lampau sebelum aksi lainnya terjadi.
When the guests came, we had been waiting for an hour.
(Ketika para tamu datang, kita telah menunggu selama satu jam.)
He had been standing in front of the door for thirthy minutes before it was opened.
(Dia telah berdiri di depan pintu selama tiga puluh menit sebelum dibukakan.)
2 Past perfect continuous tense untuk memberitahukan berapa lama sesuatu terjadi (period of time) atau sampai waktu tertentu di masa lampau.
She was annoyed since she had been waiting for 2 hours on the bus station.
(Dia kesal karena telah menunggu selama 2 jam di halte bus.)
By the time the teacher came, the students had been reading a half part of the text.
(Pada waktu guru datang, para siswa telah membaca separuh bagian dari teks.)
I had been working with my computer all day, and all I wanted to do was eat some chocolate.
(Saya telah bekerja dengan komputer sepanjang hari, dan yang ingin saya lakukan adalah makan coklat.)

Soal Past Perfect Continuous Tense

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References:

  1. Past Perfect Progressive Tense. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/tenses/past_perfect_progressive.htm. Accessed on October 5, 2013.
  2. Grammar Handbook: Perfect and Progressive Verb Forms. http://www.cws.illinois.edu/workshop/writers/perfectforms/. Accessed on February 22, 2013.
  3. More Tenses. http://esl.fis.edu/grammar/rules/moreT.htm. Accessed on February 22, 2013.

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28 thoughts on “Past Perfect Continuous Tense”

  1. Contoh terakhir ../ all I wanted to do was eat some chocolate .. Kenapa ” was eat ” ya? Kl dgn kata ate saja bs tidak? Jd kalimatnya
    ” all I wanted to do ate some chocolate ”
    Maaf sebelumnya , belum mengerti.

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