Past Perfect Tense In Urdu – Learn English Grammar

Past Perfect Tense In Urdu Lesson One by Tariq

We use past perfect tense to talk about finished actions before past simple.

Form: Subject + had + verb3rd form + object

Maryam went to a party last week. Tariq went to the party too, but they didn’t see each other. Tariq left the party at 10:30 and Maryam arrived at 11:00 o’clock. So: When Maryam arrived at the party, Tariq wasn’t there. He had gone home.

Marium pichley haftey party mein gayi thi . tariq bhi us party mein gaya tha lekin unho ney aik dosrey ko nehi dheka tha tariq party sey 10:30 per chala gaya tha jab marium 11 baje party mein pohanchi thi toh jab maryam pouchi toh tariq waha nehi tha woh ja cuka tha

I thought I had met her before, but I was wrong.

                                Main khayal tha main us es sey pehle bhi mila cuka ho lekin galat tha


I had brought vegetables before you came.

Un k aney sey pehle maine sabziya kareed li thi


You had studied English before you moved to New York.

New york shift honey sey pehle tum english parh cukey they


He told us that the train had left.

Usney humhey bataya tha k train ja cuki thi

Usney humhey bataya tha ka train chali gayi thi


I had had money before you came back from office

Tumhrey office sey aney se pehle mere pass paisey they


Sorry I’m late. The car had broken down on my way here..

Mazrat der ho gay yaha atey hue rastey mein meri ghari karab gayi thi


I knew I had forgotten something

Main janta tha main kuch bhool gaya ho

Main janta ho main kuch bhool cuka ho


Mother had called me before I finished my work

Mere kam khatam karney sey pehle hi ammi ney majhey bula liya tha


At first I thought I’d done the right thing, but I soon realized that I’d made a big mistake

Pehle toh majhey laga tha k maine theak kiya lekin jald majhey ehsaas hua tha k maiine bohat bari galati kardi



I wasn’t hungry. I had just eaten.

.When we got home last night, we found that somebody had broken into the flat.

She didn’t want to go to the cinema with us she had already seen the film.

By midnight they had come to an agreement.

He had gone before guest came.


                 Vocabulary of the day


Madad karna

مدد کرنا


We usually help others.

Hum aam tor per dosro ki madad kartey hai

ہم عام طور سے دوسروں کی مدد کرتے ہیں.


Do you help others?


Golden Words


Never tell your problems to anyone…

20% don’t care and the other

80% are glad you have them

(Lou Holtz )


Question of the day

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How To Make Negative Sentences In Past Perfect Tense In Urdu Lesson Two By Tariq



I didn’t know who he was.

I had never seen him before.

Main nehi janta woh kon tha maine usey pehle kabhi nehi dheka tha


My friends had never gone to the Pakistan either.

Mere dost bhi kabhi pakistan nehi gaye


I asked them why they had not finished.

Maine unsey pouch tha kyon unho ney khatam nehi kiya.


They were hungry. They had not eaten for five hours.

Woh bhookey they unho ney 5 gantey sey khana nehi khaya tha


I had not eaten at that restaurant before today.

Maine es sey pehley us hotel mein khana nehi khaya tha


Tariq hadn’t had time to explain her.

Tariq k pass waqt nehi tha usey wazahat dena ka


My friends hadn’t ever gone to India.

Mere dost kabhi india nehi gayi


A man beside me in the plane was very nervous. He hadn’t flown before.

Jahaz per mere saath batha hua shaks bohat uljhan mein tha usney kabhi pehle jahaz ka safar nehi kiya tha


Mother hadn’t cooked food before father woke up.

Abu ka uthney sey pehle ammi nehi khana nehi pakaya tha



I was hungry. I hadn’t eaten for 8 hours.

He hadn’t gone to picnic before

Sanju movie released. I hadn’t watched that movie

I hadn’t closed my eyes when the doorbell rang.

Vocabulary of the day

Dirty dog

A evil person who gets what he/she wants

He told us he was really poor and he convinced us to give him some money but later we found out that he was a millionaire what a dirty dog.


Golden Words

Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are no.



Have you understood this lesson?

what do you do for a living?

Do you think Education Is very expensive in Pakistan?

Practical center rejected to give fees in installment for my brother in law

The educator and arqam school have fees more than 2000 rs


How To Create A Question In Past Perfect Tense Lesson Three


And to make a ‘yes / no’ question put ‘had’ before the subject


Had + subject + 3rd form+object


Had you had fever before guests came?

Mahmano k aney sey pehle kiya tumhey bhukhar tha


Had you driven a car?When you were there ?

Jab tum waha per they kiya tumney ghari chali thi


Had you been there before?

Kiya tum waha pehle gaye they


Had he closed windows?

Kiya usney khirki band kardi thi


Had we gone there?

Kiya hum waha gaye they


Had she cooked food?

Kiya usney khana pakaya tha


Had you been there before?

Kiya tum waha se pehle ho kar aye ho


Had you had money? when i came?

Jab main aya tha kiya tumhrey pass paisey they


Had you eaten at that restaurant before today.

Kiya us hotel mein ajj sey pehle khana kiya tha tumney



Had I come?

Had you eaten?

Had she gone?

Had it rained?

Had he studied?

Had we met?

Had they left?

Vocabulary of the day


make of (situation, etc)

to understand someone or the meaning of something in a particular way


What do you make of this news?


Golden Words

Forgive people in your life, even those who are not sorry for their actions. Holding on to anger only hurts you, not them



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How To Create WH-Question In Past Perfect Tense Lesson Four By Tariq Aziz


Wh word+had+ subject + 3rd form + object


“Mary wasn’t at home when I arrived.””Really? Where had she gone?”

waqie  Marry gher per nehi thi jab main pohancha  woh kaha gaye thi


What had you eaten before?

Tumney pehle kiya khaya tha


Why had she been abroad for a month?.

Wooh aik mehaney sey bahar mulk mein thi


When had we met?

Hum kab miley they


How long had child had fever?

Bachay ko kab sey bhukhar tha


How long had the patient been unconscious?

Kitney arsey sey mareez behoosh tha


          Why had Mother called You

Ammi ney tumhey kyon bulaya tha




Where had he gone by bus?

What had you done before?

Why had she used mobile?

How long had they been there?

When had we driven a car?


Vocabulary of the day

it’ll (all) end in tears

Meaning something that you say that means something will end badly and the people involved will be upset:

She only met him in May and they were married by July. It’ll end in tears, you’ll see.


Golden words

if you want to be the best stop acting like the rest


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NOT When she wrote the letter, she went out to post it.

He explained that he had closed the window because of the rain.

I wondered if I had been there before.

Victims had been almost dead before help reached them

John had never been to London before we went there last year.


► Compare the present perfect and past perfect.

The floor is clean. I have washed it.

The floor was clean. I had washed it.

►We can also use past perfect for a state.

They had been friends for six months.

Everything seemed fine up to then.

She had been in jail for three years.

I hadn’t been worried before I met you.

She had been in city bank before she joined our firm.

I had had all the papers with me before I called u.


He had been stuck in traffic for almost an hour.

Weather had been pleasant since morning.

We had had that car for ten years before it broke down.

By the time Alex finished his studies, he had been in London for over eight years

► To say that someone finished one action and then did something else, we use either

when…had done or

after …did/had done .

When she had written the letter, she went out to post it.

After she wrote/written the letter, she went out to post it.

► These three expressions given below can be used ( often with a past perfect tense ) to suggest

that one thing

happened very soon after another.



…no sooner…than…

I had hardly/scarcely closed my eyes when the doorbell rang.

She was hardly/scarcely inside the house before the kids started screaming.

I had no sooner closed the door than somebody knocked.

We no sooner sat down in the train than I felt sick.

► Sometimes the choice of past simple or past perfect can make a difference to the meaning.

When the boss arrived, the meeting began.( The boss arrived and then the meeting began)

When the boss arrived, the meeting had begun.( The meeting began before the boss arrived)

When he spoke, she put the phone down.( =When he started speaking…)

When he had spoken, she put the phone down.(=When he finished speaking…)


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