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I want to write a past perfect tense sentence with a word "teamed up". Should I write

I have been teamed up

OR

I had been teamed up.

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  • "I have been teamed up with Fred, and next week we will start on a new project together." "I had been teamed up with Fred, but he retired, so now I'm teamed up with Joe." – Hot Licks Mar 30 at 1:55
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The past perfect tense for your sentence is

I HAD been teamed up.

The other sentence

I HAVE been teamed up.

becomes present perfect.

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