What are some examples of the pluperfect tense?
By the time the lullaby finished the baby
The pluperfect tense is also called the past perfect tense.
A perfect tense is one that indicates an action is completed before some other event in time.
The past perfect (or pluperfect) indicates an action completed before some event in the past.
The present perfect indicates an action completed before the present moment.
The future perfect indicates an action which will be completed before some future event.