pluperfect Grammar

pluperfect Grammar
pluperfect Grammar
adjective (of a tense) denoting an action completed prior to some past point of time specified or implied, formed in English by had and the past participle.
noun a verb in the pluperfect tense.
C15: from mod. L. plusperfectum, from L. (tempus praeteritum) plus quam perfectum '(past tense) more than perfect'.

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