My hair was wet. I ______ in the rain. Which should I put in ? [had been walking] or [had walking] and why ? just I don't see any differences between both options.
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The only possible form is 'had been walking'. It is Past Perfect Continuous Tense, which is used to describe a process completed or not completed before a certain past moment. The result of this process is in the first sentence / 'wet hair'/. The other form /had walking/ is grammatically wrong.