English Grammar Have
Learn English Have Grammar

Grammar Level 1- Lesson Eleven

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Have in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

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Have (present tense)
S + has / have


I have
You have
He has
She has
It has


We have
You have
They have

“Have” is usually used for ownership, ability, or for a description….
I have a new car.
They have time to go to the park.
She has black eyes.
He has a beard.

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

She has orange juice every morning.
(She drinks orange juice every morning.)

He has pancakes for breakfast.
(He eats pancakes for breakfast.)

Have is also an important helping verb:

I have lived in Arizona for three years.

In the example above, (have) + (past participle) make the present perfect tense.


I have glasses.

You have sunglasses.

He has a gun.

She has a tricycle.

The cake has a lot of fruit on top of it.

We have time to study English.

They have a hamburger and french fries.

All four children have cakes.


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…

Quiz for Have

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