Use of Had: Completed Action

Had is used to explain action completed in the past tense.

Formation of this sentence is as;

  • Subject + had + past participle of verb + other words.

Here are some examples.

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  1. I had arranged all the beads in a garland.
  2. He had stood in front of her in the meeting.
  3. The inhabitants had appeared to me.
  4. I had already told them about this issue.
  5. You had told me that the theatre was full.
  6. We had gone the wrong way.
  7. She had forgotten to bring her lunch.
  8. They had paid too much for a single room in that hotel.
  9. A clutter of cats had scared a snake on the ground.
  10. While working as a principal of a school, I had set some rules for the students.
  11. We had visited our grandma last year’s vacation.
  12. They had rented a car to visit a castle that is on a mountain.
  13. A cat had caught four rats a day.
  14. You had bought dinner for us.
  15. All teachers had watched our performance.
  16. He had flown to Britain.
  17. I had competed in the English words competition.
  18. We had done laundry last night.
  19. My friends had waited for me to watch a movie.
  20. The maid had cleaned the courtyard in front of our house.
  21. His brother had taught him a lesson in English.
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  22. He had got a raise every year.
  23. Yesterday morning, he had jumped from a bar.
  24. Last night, I had gone to bed early.
  25. She had lost all her money to cure the illness of her husband.
  26. She had fed my kids.
  27. He had worked at an architectural firm for two years.
  28. You had sustained all the pains.
  29. She had kept me waiting for an hour.
  30. I had started my business from my home.