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Lesson Nine

Have (present tense)

S + has / have

 

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Singular
Plural
I have
We have
You have
You have

He has

She has

It has

They have

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"Have" is usually used for ownership, ability, or for a description....

  • I have a new car.
  • They have time to go to the movies.
  • She has brown eyes.
  • He has a beard.

...but the word "have" is also a very popular substitute for the words "eat" and "drink."

  • She has cereal and coffee for breakfast every morning.

 

Have is also an important helping verb: I have lived in Minnesota for three years. In this example, (have) + (past participle) make the present perfect tense.

 

I have glasses.
teacher
You have sunglasses.
jow
He has a gun.
gangster
She has a tricycle.
girl
The cake has a lot of fruit on top of it.
cake
We have time to learn English.

teacher

  jow

They have a hamburger and french fries.
couple
All three children have popsicles.
children

 

 

Note: To make "have" negative in the present tense, use don't or doesn't + have.

Correct: He doesn't have any money. / I don't have any money.

Incorrect: He hasn't any money. (but okay in British English)

Have - Present Tense (negative with contraction)
Singular Plural
I don't have.... We don't have...
You don't have... You don't have...
He doesn't have... They don't have...
She doesn't have...
It doesn't have...

 

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