Past Perfect Continuous Tense: Pengertian, Jenis, Pola, dan Contoh

Past Perfect Continuous Tense: Pengertian, Jenis, Pola, dan Contoh

Past perfect continuous tense adalah bentuk waktu yang digunakan untuk menyatakan suatu perbuatan atau keadaan yang telah dimulai dan masih berlangsung di waktu lampau.

Baca juga: Jasa Penerjemah Tersumpah

Mari Kita Mengenal Pola Kalimat Verbal dan Pembagiannya dalam Past perfect Continuous Tense

A. Pola Kalimat Verbal

  1. Pola kalimat verbal positif, sebagai berikut:
Subjek + had + been + infinitive (V1) + ing
Contoh:
– They had been living here for two years when I came.
– She had been being sick for three days when we went to Jakarta.

2. Pola kalimat verbal negatif, sebagai berikut:

Subjek + had + not + been + infinitive (V1) + ing
Contoh:
– They had not been living here for two years when I came.
– She had not been being sick for three days when we went to Jakarta.

Baca juga: Simple Future Tense: Pengertian, Jenis, Pola, dan Contoh

3. Pola kalimat verbal tanya, sebagai berikut:

Had + subjek + been + infinitive (V1) + ing
Contoh:
– Had they been living here for two years when I came? (answered: yes they had been/no, they hadn’t been).
– Had she been being sick for three days when we went to Jakarta? (answered: yes she had been/no, she hadn’t been).

Referensi: Complete English Grammar Special Edition, Tata bahasa Inggris Lengkap, oleh Drs. Rudy Hariyono

Author: Muhammad Rifai
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Baca juga: Latihan Soal Materi Past Tense

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