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Latin ( plus “ more ”) + ( perfectus “ perfect ”).
I had gotten angry with them once more. ( US or ) I had got angry with them once more. ( UK )
She had driven herself to work, where she was congratulated on her promotion.
He only started learning to play guitar after he had heard Hendrix play.
They had changed by the end of the war.
Although he normally seemed friendly and harmless, he had carried a pistol with him during many of the long journeys.
Although he finally came to party, she had already made her decision.
( grammar , of a verb ) Tense of a verb used when referring to something that happened before another past event, spoken of in the past tense; formed in English by adding before the had past participle of a verb.
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