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What is the past perfect progressive tense of to investigate?


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2013-12-17 23:50:37
2013-12-17 23:50:37

The past perfect progressive of investigate is had been investigating.

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There are actually 6: Present progressive tense Present perfect progressive tense Past progressive tense Past perfect progressive tense Future progressive tense Future perfect progressive tense The progressive tense is also known as the continuous tense.

There are two types:Past progressive tensePast perfect progressive tense

the form of the past tense are past progressive,past perfect progressive,past perfect simple.

There are 6 progressive forms:Present progressive tense.Present perfect progressive tense.Past progressive tense.Past perfect progressive tense.Future progressive tense.Future perfect progressive tense.The progressive tense is also commonly referred to as the continuous tense.

The past perfect progressive tense of run is "had been running"

The past perfect progressive tense of work is "had been working".

The past perfect progressive tense is formed with the auxiliary verbs had + been and a present participle. The past perfect progressive tense of dance is had been dancing.

The past simple tense is meant.(pronounced ment)The present perfect tense is have/hasmeant, and the past perfect tense is had meant.The past progressive tense is was meaning / were meaning.The past perfect progressive is had been meaning.

The past perfect tense is created with the auxiliary verb had and a past participle. The past perfect tense of complain is had complained. The past perfect progressive tense is created with had + been + a present participle. The past perfect progressive of complain is had been complaining.

Present progressive tense:I am falling.You/We/They are falling.He/She/It is falling.Present perfect progressive tense:I/You/We/They have been falling.He/She/It has been falling.Past progressive tense:I/He/She/It was falling.You/We/They were falling.Past perfect progressive tense:Had been falling.Future progressive tense:Will be falling.Future perfect progressive tense:Will have been falling.

The past progressive tense is used to express action at a particular moment in the past. The past perfect progressive tense is used in a similar way but it expresses longer actions before another action in the past.

The past perfect progressive tense is used to show that something started in the past and continued up until another time in the past.

we were planning: past progessive tense we are planning: present progressive tense We will have planned.: Future perfect tense

Yes, had been cleaning is the past perfect progressive tense of clean.

The past progressive (past continuous) is "was visiting." (were visiting) The past perfect progressive is "had been visiting."

In English, there is no "progressive past participle".The past participle of listen is listened, and it is used with an auxiliary verb to create the perfect tenses. The past participle can be used in past, present, and future tenses. It is the job of the auxiliary verb to show the tense.Examples:had listened is the past perfect tensehave/has listened is the present perfect tensewill have listened is the future perfect tenseThe present participle of listen is listening. Present participles are used to create the progressive tenses, and like the perfect tenses, auxiliary verbs show the tense.Examples:was/were listening is the past progressive tenseam/is/are listening is the present progressive tensewill be listening is the future progressive tense

The past perfect progressive tense of go is were/was going.I was goingWe were goingYou were goingHe/She/It was goingThey were going

The past progressive tense of sleep is was/were sleeping.I was sleepingWe were sleepingYou were sleepingHe/She/It was sleepingThey were sleeping

Present perfect progressive - have been abiding. Past perfect progressive - had been abiding. Future perfect progressive - will have been abiding.

Past tense: ate Past perfect: had eaten Past progressive: I/He/She/It was eating; We/You/They were eating Past perfect progressive: had been eating

Present Perfect Progressive:Have/Has + Been + Present ParticiplePast Perfect Progressive:Had + Been + Present ParticipleFuture Perfect Progressive:There are four parts to this tense:Will + Have + Been + Present Participle

"Has been singing" is in the present perfect progressive tense. "Is singing" is the present progressive tense.

Present perfect progressiveI have been watching.Past perfect progressiveI had been watching.Future perfect progressiveI will have been watching.

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