PAST PERFECT TENSE IN URDU AND ENGLISH - EXAMPLES

Past Perfect tense in Urdu

The Past Perfect tense in Urdu is used to express an action or event that occurred before another action or event in the past. It indicates that one action was completed or had happened before another action took place.

The structure of the Past Perfect tense in Urdu consists of the auxiliary verb “چکا تھا” (chuka tha) for masculine subjects, “چکی تھی” (chuki thi) for feminine subjects, (chukay thay) for plural subjects, followed by the past participle form of the main verb.

Here are some examples of the Past Perfect tense in Urdu:

  1. میں نے کھانا کھا چکا تھا۔ (Main ne khana kha chuka tha.) I had eaten the food.

  2. وہ کتاب پڑھ چکی تھی۔ (Woh kitab parh chuki thi.) She had read the book.

  3. ہم لوگ سفارش کر چکے تھے۔ (Hum log sifarish kar chukay thay.) We had placed the order.

  4. تم نے مجھ سے بات کر لی تھی۔ (Tum ne mujh se baat kar li thi.) You had talked to me.

Remember that the Past Perfect tense is used to indicate an action that was completed before another past action or time reference. It helps establish the chronological order of events in the past.

Past Perfect Tense Examples in Urdu

1. I had not eaten at that restaurant before today میں نے آج سے پہلے اس ریسٹورنٹ میں کھانا نہیں کھایا تھا۔
2. We were able to stay at the hotel since we had reserved a room in advance. ہم ہوٹل میں ٹھہرنے کے قابل تھے کیونکہ ہم نے ایک کمرہ پہلے سے ریزرو کر رکھا تھا۔
3. I had written articles on various topics before he came. میں ان کے آنے سے پہلے مختلف موضوعات پر مضامین لکھ چکا تھا۔
4. We had played video games. ہم نے ویڈیو گیمز کھیلی تھیں۔
5. The baby had cried before her Mather came. ماں کے آنے سے پہلے بچہ رو رہا تھا۔
6. His friends had never gone to the Canada either. اس کے دوست بھی کبھی کینیڈا نہیں گئے تھے۔
7. She had read different kinds of books before Arsalan came. ارسلان کے آنے سے پہلے وہ طرح طرح کی کتابیں پڑھ چکی تھی۔
8. Yasir had become a successful marker. یاسر کامیاب مارکر بن چکے تھے۔
9. She had been to the symphony only once before. وہ اس سے پہلے صرف ایک بار سمفنی میں گئی تھی۔
10. I had known, how to solve all the problems. میں جانتا تھا، تمام مسائل کو کیسے حل کرنا ہے۔
11. He had never seen such a nice beach before he went to Saudia. سعودیہ جانے سے پہلے اس نے اتنا اچھا ساحل کبھی نہیں دیکھا تھا۔
12. My friends had not ever gone to France. میرے دوست کبھی فرانس نہیں گئے تھے۔
13. She had hurt me when I was a child. جب میں بچپن میں تھا تو اس نے مجھے تکلیف دی تھی۔
14. He had washed his hands before he cooked the dinner. رات کا کھانا پکانے سے پہلے اس نے اپنے ہاتھ دھو لیے تھے۔
15. My dad had gone to California. میرے والد کیلیفورنیا گئے تھے۔ 
16. How much had they drunk before you got to them? آپ کے پاس پہنچنے سے پہلے انہوں نے کتنا پیا تھا؟
17. If I had seen her, I would have told her the news. اگر میں اسے دیکھ لیتا تو اسے خبر سنا دیتا۔
18. They had run a mile when they were younger. جب وہ چھوٹے تھے تو وہ ایک میل دوڑ چکے تھے۔
19. I had driven a car yesterday. میں نے کل گاڑی چلائی تھی۔
20. After he had moved out, I found his notes. اس کے باہر جانے کے بعد، مجھے اس کے نوٹ ملے۔

The Past Perfect tense is used to indicate an action that was completed before another past action or time reference. It helps establish the chronological order of events in the past.

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