English Grammar Past Perfect Passive
Learn English Past Perfect Passive Grammar

Grammar Level 4- Lesson Twelve

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Past Perfect Passive in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

In our previous lesson, we covered the Present Perfect Passive If you just landed on this page, we suggest that you complete our previous lesson including its quizzes before continuing on this lesson.

Requirement Lessons

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The Past Perfect, Passive Voice

 

S + had + been + past participle

Singular
I had been given
You had been given
He had been given
She had been given
It had been given

Plural
We had been given
You had been given
They had been given

This guitar had been tuned before I broke a string and had to tune it again.

This house had been painted pink before it was given a fresh coat of paint. Now it’s blue.

These bees had been kept in a large hive before they were taken out and examined by the beekeeper.

This man had been given novocaine before the dentist started working on a cavity that needed a filling.

The past perfect passive is difficult to use. It’s often okay to simply use the past tense passive instead.

 

Quiz for Past Perfect Passive

Now that you learned your new lesson, it is time to go to the Past Perfect Passive page and finish your quiz. While working on your quiz, you can always go back to its lesson to refresh your memory.

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Next Grammar Lesson

In our next lesson, we will cover the Infinitives Passive Before moving to the next lesson, we suggest that you complete this lesson including its quizzes.

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Grammar Level 4 Outline

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