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Plus-que-parfait

(Past perfect)

Introduction

On utilise le plus-que-parfait ("past perfect") pour décrire:
Exemples:

Formation

On forme le plus-que-parfait avec "had" + participe passé:

Forme affirmative I / You / We / They
He / She / It
'd
had
been there before.
Forme négative hadn't
had not

Forme interrogative Had I / you / we / they
he / she / it
been there before?

Exemples


Exercices d'entraînement

Complétez les phrases en mettant le verbe entre parenthèses à la forme affirmative, négative ou interrogative du plus-que-parfait:


  • I to see him at the party last night but he wasn’t there. (expect)
     
  • They that it was raining when they left the house. (not realise)
     
  • he the company before he went for the interview? (research)
     
  • They didn’t receive my letter because I it to the wrong address. (send)
     

E xercices d'entraînement supplémentaires

Complétez les phrases avec la réponse correcte entre a, b, c ou d:



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Point de langue supplémentaire

On utilise le plus-que-parfait avec "ever" / "never" pour décrire l'expérience du sujet à un moment dans le passé (on utilise le passé composé (present perfect) pour décrire l'expérience du sujet jusqu'au moment présent):

Forme affirmative I / You / We / They / She / He / It 'd
had
never been to Italy.
Forme négative hadn't
had not
ever

Forme interrogative Had I / you / we / they / she / he / it ever been to Italy?

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