Watch “HAVE BEEN / HAS BEEN / HAD BEEN – Complete English Grammar Lesson with Examples” on YouTube

For Example

I had been assuming that people in the UK would start to ask questions about the heavily biased coverage of Harry & Meghan. I had been assuming old hasbeen commentators would no longer be used,

I had been hoping that the events which led to the death of Princess Diana, would have left an indelible mark upon the British psyche!


If we are going to use “hasbeen” royal commentators, I would have thought one of the advantages would have been that they would remember with horror the hostility towards the press following Princess Diana’s death. Ì recall feeling guilty for every time I had viewed a paparazzi shot or had read negative stories about the princess.

Watch “British Public’s Response to Princess Diana’s Death – ABC News – Sept. 2, 1997” on YouTube

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