Use of Have and Has

Have is an auxiliary verb. It has three forms- have, has and had. We use have and has in the present tense. And had is used in the past tense. We can use ‘have’ with first and second person singular as well as plural number. We use ‘has’ with third-person singular nouns.

That is we can use

  • ‘have’ with pronouns I, we, you, they and any plural noun
  • ‘has’ with third-person pronoun- he, she, it and any other singular noun

Use of have

We shall take some examples. In these examples, there is the use of ‘have’ with the pronouns I, we, you, they and plural noun.

Have a look-

  1. I have so much homework.
  2. You have so much homework.
  3. I have a green skirt.
  4. You have a blue skirt.
  5. They have violet shirts.
  6. I have a meeting at 2 pm.
  7. We have a meeting at 2 pm.
  8. They have a meeting at 2 pm.
  9. Nurses have a difficult job.
  10. Teachers have a vacation.
  11. Those boys have a blue dress.
  12. Birds have wings.
  13. Animals have tails.
  14. Squirrels have bushy tails.
  15. I have a new haircut.
  16. You have a new haircut.
  17. They have a football match.
  18. I have a big assignment.
  19. They have two bags.
  20. We have a wall clock.

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Parts of Speech

The Sentence


Active Voice and Passive Voice

Use of has

We shall take some examples. In these examples, there is the use of another form of ‘have’ that is, has with the pronouns he, she, you, it, and any other singular noun.

Have a look-

  1. He has a headache.
  2. She has a beautiful flower in her hand.
  3. The bird has wings.
  4. Rashmi has a sister and a brother.
  5. Squirrel has a bushy tail.
  6. It has black spots.
  7. She has a car.
  8. The computer has a nice screen.
  9. Sharda has a diamond necklace.
  10. It has very beautiful eyes.

Use of ‘have’ and ‘has’ to show Ideas

Forms of have are also used to show relationships, possession, body condition, etc.

  1. I have a book. (possession)
  2. He has a big scale to draw a long line.
  3. We have a netbook.
  4. You have a tablet.
  5. Nalini has a blue coloured piano.
  6. They have a book.
  7. I have a headache. (body condition)
  8. It has pain in the stomach.
  9. I have a sister. (relationship)
  10. She has a handsome grandson.

‘Have’ and ‘has’ are also used to explain the completed action.

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