Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of past perfect.
Choose the correct past perfect sentence to express the situations.
At 7:00 I ate dinner. At 9:00 I watched a movie.
The correct answer is "I had eaten dinner before I watched a movie."
James ran at 1 o'clock. He stretched at 2 o'clock.
Gerry played badminton for an hour. After that he ate lunch.
Hannah waited for the train for an hour. When it arrived, she boarded the train.
Nancy arrived at her car. She did not have her keys. She lost them before she got to the car.
Jennifer wrote three books. She turned 21 after she wrote her third book.
Francis called Jacob. After the fifth time she called, he returned her call.
Peggy practiced her speech five times. Then, she gave her presentation.
Charmaine lived in her house for 15 years, and then she sold it.
Jeremy called his mother many times, but he received a busy signal. Finally, he talked to his mother after 30 minutes.
Karen dated many men. Then she met Andrew. They are married now.