To Have

The verb to have can either be a main verb or a helping verb

To Have in the Present Simple:         

 

pronoun

 

+

 

-

 

-

 

 ?

          
 I have 

don't have

 haven't Do I have
 You have don't have haven't Do you have
 He/She/It has doesn't have hasn't Does he have
Does she have
Does it have
  You have don't have haven't Do you have
  We have don't have haven't Do we have
  They have don't have haven't Do they have

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examples of To Have in the Present Simple:

[+] I have an example.  
      You (/ we /they) have the right to remain silent.
      It (/ he / she) has an advantage.

 

[-] I haven't (/don't have) the slightest clue.
     You (/ we / they) don't have a choice.
     He (/ she/ it) doesn't have what it takes.

 

[?] Do I have any time left?
     Do you (/ we / they) ever have nightmares?
     Does he (/ she / it ) have a license?
   

 

To Have in the Past Simple:   

 

pronoun

 

+

 

-

 

 ?

        
 I had  

didn't have

 Did I have
 You had  

didn't have

 Did you have
 He/She/It had  

didn't have

 Did he have
Did she have
Did it have
  You had  

didn't have

 Did you have
  We had  

didn't have

 Did we have
  They had 

didn't have

 Did they have

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examples of To Have in the Past Simple:

[+] I had some coffee this morning.  
     You (/ we /they) had children at a young age.
     He (/ she / it) had some problems.

 

[-] I didn't have a chance to do it. 
     You (/ we / they) didn't have dessert yet!
     He (/ she/ it) didn't have the guts to do it.

 

[?] Did I have the keys?
     Where did you (/ we / they) have the party?
     Did she (/ he / it) have a good time? 

 

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