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Please give me with examples when we use past continuous tense and past perfect tense. Please give me a small paragraph for my easy understanding.
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I looked everywhere, but she had gone. "Looked" is simple past. "She had gone" is past perfect. She went before I looked.

She said she was looking for an apartment. "Said" is simple past. "She was looking" is past continuous. She was looking continuously at some time in the past.
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when I reached station, the train had left the platform. (reached is simple past tense & had left is past perfet).

when I reached station, the train had been leaving the platform. (past continoues tense)
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when I reached station, the train had left the platform. (reached is simple past tense & had left is past perfet).

when I reached station, the train had been leaving the platform. (past continoues tense)

Tilak Raj


The first one is great, but in the second one you didn't quite follow my example. What you have written is past perfect continuous, if I'm not mistaken.

When I reached the station, the train was leaving the platform. This way, you reached the station in the simple past, and in that same time frame the train was continuing to leave the platform.

In your past perfect continuous example, when you reached the station in the simple past, the continuous action of the train leaving the platform which had been going on, had then already been completed. It was over - finished. (Of course you would have missed the train either way.)