Short/contracted forms and long forms in the Past Perfect

How to use short/contracted forms with the Past Perfect

We often use short/contracted forms of auxiliaries in spoken English. The Past Perfect is formed with the auxiliary had.

1. Affirmative forms

Pronouns Long forms Contracted forms
I, he, she, it, we, you, they I had gone I'd gone
you had gone you'd gone
he had gone he'd gone
we had gone we'd gone

2. Negative forms

Pronouns Long forms Contracted forms
I, he, she, it, we, you, they I had not gone I'd not gone
I hadn't gone
you had not gone you'd not gone
you hadn't gone
he had not gone he'd not gone
he hadn't gone
they had not gone they'd not gone
they hadn't gone