The past perfect tense is not one of the most common English tenses, but you should not avoid it and learn this tense as well. When you talk about some events from the past, you may want to refer back to something that occurred before that time. That is when you should use the past perfect tense.
This MindLearn infographic will show you all the situations when it is important to use past perfect:
- Action that happened before another action in the past
- Looking back at the past
- Indirect speech
- Talking about what people thought or believed in
- Dissatisfaction with the past
Past perfect is not the most commonly used English tense, but it is still essential to know it. Check out this MindLearn infographic to learn about all the situations when you should use past perfect.