Past Tenses (Past Simple (It is the action that started and finished…
It is used when an action has been completed before another action
They waited until I had finished
She haden't seen her boyfriend for two days.
had + past participle
It is the action that started and finished
Subject + verb in past simple
I went to my grandma's house yesterday.
He wore that sweater last week
Action that happened and was interrupted
subject + was/were + verb (ing)
I was looking for my phone and it started ringing
They were talking about the movie when he came to ask for directions
Past Perfect Continous
Something that happened in the past but it continued
Diane had been walking for more than one hour.
She was tired because she had been running.
Had been + present participle
Actions that have been completed and are happening up to now
I have worked here for a long time.
I have never been in India
have + Past Participle
Present Perfect Continous
An action that started in the past and is still active
subject + have been + verb (ing)
I have been using the same car since 2016
I've been watching a new series called House of Cards