He had been working on the computer for one hour before she called him.
(Ele tinha trabalhado no computador por uma hora antes dela ligar.)
Had Christopher been driving for two hours before he had the accident?
(Tinha Christopher dirigido por duas horas antes de ter o acidente?)
He hadn't been driving for two hours before he had the accident.
(Ele não tinha dirigido por duas horas antes de ter o acidente.)
She was tired. She had been working hard all day yesterday.
(Ela estava cansada. Ela esteve trabalhando muito durante todo o dia de ontem.)
Tom had been painting the walls all day before he finished them.
(Tom esteve pintando as paredes o dia todo antes de terminá-las.)
The grass was wet because it had been raining all night long.
(A grama estava molhada, pois esteve chovendo a noite toda.)
Had you been waiting long before the taxi arrived?
(Você tinha esperado muito antes do táxi chegar?)
Her friends had been thinking of calling the police when she walked in.
(Seus amigos tinham pensado chamar a polícia quando ela entrou.)
John was very tired. He had been running.
(John estava muito cansado. Ele havia estado correndo.)
She had been working at that company for two years when she went out of business.
(Ela tinha trabalhado na empresa por dois anos, quando ela saiu.)