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The past perfect and continuous tense follows the format: subject + had + been + -ing form of the verb, such as: I/We/You/He/She/It/They + had + been + -ing form of the verb.

It is used for action or states of being had been happening in the past before something else, for example: I had been studying in my room when my little sister barged in.

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