Cover of the textbook English Grammar in Use

The key answer of exercise 16.1

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 16 - Past perfect continuous for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Read the situations and make sentences using the words in brackets.


  1. He'd been working hard all day.
  2. They had been playing football.
  3. I'd been looking forward to it.
  4. She'd been having a bad dream.
  5. He'd been watching a film.
  6. They'd been waiting a long time.