Subject + had + past participle
|Examples:||I had walked||They had run
|You had killed||He/ she/ it had cried*|
|We had eaten||*Note: if the verb ends in -y, change the -y to an -i and add -ed.|
Use past perfect for explaining an action or event that happened before the main action you’re talking about.
– Jack traded his cow for beans at the market, but his mother was angry because she had told him to sell it!
– I walked into the kitchen for a snack, but my wife had already eaten the bananas.