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Past Simple She wrote the letter, put a stamp on it and posted it. She called an hour ago. Shakespeare wrote a lot of plays. Past actions which happened one after the other. Complete action or event which happened at a state past time Action which happened at a definite time although the time isn’t mentioned. This action isn’t connected with the present.
Past Continuous He was playing tennis at 4.30 yesterday. While I was getting dressed the bell rang. While I was sunbathing Tim was swimming. Action in the middle of happening at a stated past time Past action in progress interrupting by another past action Two or more contemporary past actions
Past Perfect He had left by the time I got there.(or by 8 p.m.) She was sad because she had failed the test. He couldn’t find his watch, he had lost it. Past action which occurred before another action or before a stated past time Complete past action which had visible result in the past As the past equivalent of the Present Perfect
Past Perfect Continuous She had been working as a clerk fro 10 years before she retired. They were wet because they had been walking in the rain. She went to the doctor. Her leg had been aching for 2 days. Action continuing over a period up to a specific time in the past Past action of certain duration which had visible results in the past As the past equivalent of Present Perfect Continuous
Past Perfect Continuous She had been working as a clerk fro 10 years before she retired. They were wet because they had been walking in the rain. She went to the doctor. Her leg had been aching for 2 days.