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Spanish Language Spanish Grammar: «Past Perfect Tense»

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In Spanish, we use Past Perfect Tense when we want to talk about an action in the past that happened before another action in the past.

Structure[edit | edit source]

Subject + Haber (imperfect form) + verb (past participle) + Complement

Conjuction[edit | edit source]

If you want to say a sentence n Past Perfect Tense, you need to know how to conjugate the verb Haber. The next table shows you how you can conjugate it.

Subject Haber (Imperfect Form)
Yo Había
Habías
Él/Ella/Usted Había
Nosotros/Nosotras Habíamos
Vosotros/Vosotras Habíais
Ustedes/Ellos/Ellas Habían

Examples[edit | edit source]

  • Yo había escrito un libro hace muchos años (I had written a book many years ago)
  • Nosotras habíamos ganado el trofeo antes de que vinieras (we had won the trophy before you came)
  • Vosotros ya habíais hecho la tarea cuando la pedí (You had already done the homework when I ordered it)

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