Past Perfect Continuous em Inglês

O "Past Perfect Continuous" se forma com a seguinte estrutura: had + been + verb + -ing.
Forma afirmativa do verbo "to sleep" em past perfect continuous.
Verbo "To sleep" Forma Contraída
I had been sleeping I'd been sleeping
You had been sleeping You'd been sleeping
He had been sleeping He'd been sleeping
She had been sleeping She'd been sleeping
It had been sleeping It'd been sleeping
We had been sleeping We'd been sleeping
You had been sleeping You'd been sleeping
They had been sleeping They'd been sleeping
Forma negativa do verbo "to sleep" em past perfect continuous.
Verbo "To sleep" Forma Contraída
I had not been sleeping I hadn't been sleeping
You had not been sleeping You hadn't been sleeping
He had not been sleeping He hadn't been sleeping
She had not been sleeping She hadn't been sleeping
It had not been sleeping It hadn't been sleeping
We had not been sleeping We hadn't been sleeping
You had not been sleeping You hadn't been sleeping
They had not been sleeping They hadn't been sleeping
Forma interrogativa do verbo "to sleep" em past perfect continuous.
Verbo "To sleep"
Had I been sleeping?
Had you been sleeping?
Had he been sleeping?
Had she been sleeping?
Had it been sleeping?
Had we been sleeping?
Had you been sleeping?
Had they been sleeping?
Respostas curtas em present perfect continous.
Resposta Afirmativa Resposta Negativa
Yes, I had No, I had not
No, I hadn't
Yes, you had No, you had not
No, you hadn't
Yes, he had No, he had not
No, he hadn't
Yes, she had No, she had not
No, she hadn't
Yes, it had No, it had not
No, it hadn't
Yes, we had No, we had not
No, we hadn't
Yes, you had No, you had not
No, you hadn't
Yes, they had No, they had not
No, they hadn't
Estrutura das frases com verbos em "Past Perfect Continuous":
Afirmativas: Sujeito + had + been + verbo + -ing + objetos.
Exemplo:
She had been waiting for more than one hour when you arrived.
(Ela havia estado esperando por mais de uma hora quando você chegou.)
Negativas: Sujeito + had + not + been + verbo + -ing + objetos.
Exemplo:
He had not been working in this office since 2005.
(Ele não tem trabalhado neste escritório desde 2005.)
Interrogativas Afirmativas: Had + sujeito + been + verbo + -ing + objetos + interrogação.
Exemplo:
Had you been studying English for a long time before you went to Chicago?
(Você tinha estado estudando inglês durante muito tempo antes de ir a Chigado?)
Respostas curtas afirmativas: "Yes" + sujeito + had.
Exemplos:
Yes, I had.
(Sim.)
Yes, she had.
(Sim.)
Respostas curtas negativas: "No" + sujeito + had + "not" ou com a forma contraída: "No" + sujeito + hadn't.
Exemplos:
No, I had not. No, I hadn't.
(Não)
No, she had not. No, she hadn't.
(Não.)
Marcadores temporais do "Past Perfect Continuous":
Entre os principais marcadores temporais deste tempo temos: for, since, how long, before, until...
Exemplos:
I had been working hard for 10 years before I got that promotion.
(Eu tinha trabalhado duro por 10 anos antes de receber essa promoção.)
By the time you arrived I had been reading for three hours.
(Quando você chegou eu tinha estado lendo por três horas.)
He had been phoning me every day for the past week.
(Ele esteve me ligando todos os dias durante a semana passada.)