पहचान : इस Tense के वाक्यों मे काम का जारी रहना भूतकाल मे पाया जाता है और काम के शुरू होने का समय दिया होता है । ऐसे वाक्यों के अन्त मे 'रहा था' ,'रही थी' , 'रहे थे' आते हैं ।
Past Perfect Continuous Tense - Hindi to English Translation

Affirmative Sentences
Rule 1: प्रत्येक subject के साथ had been लगाकर verb की first form के अन्त में ing लगाते हैं । (देखिए उदाहरण 1, 2, 3 )

Rule 2: समय दिखाने के लिए 'for' या 'since' लगाते हैं निश्चित समय (Point of Time) दिखाने के लिए 'Since' लगाते हैं । जैसे : since Tuesday, since 1998, since morning, since 4 o'clock आदि । 

Rule 3: समय की अवधि (Period of Time)  के लिए 'for' लगाते हैं । जैसे: for two days, for three months, for five hours आदि।

1. सीमा सुबह से अपनी गुड़ियों से खेल रही थी । 
Seema had been playing with her dolls since morning.
2. वे मेरा पाँच घंटे से इन्तजार कर रहे थे । 
They had been waiting for me for five hours.
3. वे औरतें तीन घंटे से कपड़े धो रही थी । 
Those women had been washing their clothes for three hours.

Negative Sentences
Rule:  इनमें had के बाद not लगाते हैं । 

1. वह दो दिन से पढ़ नहीं रही थी । 
She had not been reading for two days.
2. राहुल मुझे दो सालों से नहीं पढ़ा रहा था । 
Rahul had not been teaching me for two years.
3. मुझे सोमवार से बुख़ार नहीं हो रहा था । 
I had not been suffering from fever since Monday.

Interrogative Sentences

Rule 1:  अगर वाक्य के आरम्भ में क्या हो तो had कर्ता से पहले लगाते हैं।  (देखिये वाक्य 1, 2)

Rule 2: अगर वाक्यों के बीच मे कब ,क्यों ,क्या आदि प्रशनवाचक शब्द हो तो सबसे पहले इनकी अंग्रेजी , फिर had और फिर कर्ता लगाते है ।(देखिये वाक्य 4)

Rule 3: कितना (how much), कितने (how many), कौन-सा(which) के साथ उनसे सम्बंधित nouns भी आते हैं । (देखिये वाक्य 3)

Rule 4: Interrogative negative वाक्य Interrogative affirmative sentences की तरह बनाते  है । केवल कर्ता के बाद not और लगा देते हैं।  (देखिये वाक्य 2)

Rule 5: वाक्य के अंत मे प्रशनसूचक चिन्ह (?) अवश्य लगाते है । 

1. क्या वह तीन घंटे से अपना काम कर रहा था?
Had he been doing his work for three hours?
2. क्या वे कई सालों से मेरी मदद नहीं कर रहे थे ?
Had they not been helping me for many years?
3. कितने खिलाड़ी सुबह से मैच खेल रहे थे?
How many players had been playing the match since morning?
4. कुत्ते एक घंटे से क्यों दौड़ रहे थे?
 Why had the dogs been running for an hour?

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