Had Been Vs Have Been?

Had VS had been meaning?

Had is the simple past [or present contrary-to-fact subjunctive] of the verb to have.

Had been is the past perfect [or past contrary-to-fact subjunctive] of the verb to be..

Had I known VS If I had known?

“If I knew” uses a different tense to “If I had known” – the simple past rather than the past perfect. “I knew” refers to something that happened in the past, “I had known” refers to something that happened further in the past, compared with a standpoint in the past.

What is the meaning of had been?

Had it been is an inverted (had it instead of it had) condition clause displaying the subjunctive mood for past counterfactual conditions. It is interchangeable with the non-inverted if-clause if it had been. You can use it like this: Had it been snowing, I would have stayed home. ( but it wasn’t snowing)

Have been there or had been there?

The past perfect tense (“I had been there”) is used to describe a past action that happened before another past action. Imagine that you have been to Santiago, Chile in 2014, but you already went there once in 2010.

What is the sentence of had been?

Notice that this is related to the present perfect continuous; however, the duration does not continue until now, it stops before something else in the past. Examples: They had been talking for over an hour before Tony arrived. She had been working at that company for three years when it went out of business.

What tense is had been?

The past perfect continuous tense is constructed using had been + the verb’s present participle (root + -ing). … When, for, since, and before are words that you may see used alongside the past perfect continuous tense.

Had been would have grammar?

“Would have had” – “Would have,” along with the past participle, “had,” can but used in situations expressing something that must have happened, but didn’t because conditions were different.

Had been working Meaning?

This is in the past perfect tense. …had been working… This is in the past perfect continuous tense. The latter means she had been working continuously with an advertising company for the past 5 years. The first does not necessarily mean her work with the advertising company was uninterrupted over the five years.

What is the difference between have been and had been?

Both of these words are used in the present perfect continuous tense, however differ in tense. ‘Has been’ is more commonly used to third person tense, while ‘have been’ can be used for both first person and second person. It can also be used as a plural form for third person.

Why we use had been?

We use ‘had been’ when you describe something that happened in the past before something else in the past. Also an action that had happened in the past and does not reflect any continuation to the present time.

Where we use have had?

Had had is the past perfect form of have when it is used as a main verb to describe our experiences and actions. We use the past perfect when we are talking about the past and want to refer back to an earlier past time, Madiini.

Was been is correct?

*“Were been” is always incorrect. Those two words are never used directly together side by side. “Was” is a simple past tense form of “to be,” used with all pronouns except “you.” (“You were…”) *“Was been” is equally as wrong as *”were been,” if that’s what you’re asking.