To Have (present simple)

Present
I have
You have
He / she has
We have
You have
They have

The Verb “to have” has two forms. It can be a main verb or an auxiliary verb (helping verb). There are three main auxiliary or linking verbs in English; to be / to have and to do.

Infinitive: to have
Participle:
had
Gerund:
having

I have a black box that contains some pencils, but you have a red box of smelly blue cheese.

 

 

To Have (past simple)

Past
I had
You had
He / She had
We had
You had
They had

I had eggs for breakfast yesterday.

We had to catch the later bus.

They had experienced rough seas on board the holiday cruise liner.

 

To Have (future simple)

Future
I will have
You will have
He /She will have
We will have
You will have
They will have

They will have to go on holiday next year because Peter is using the money to renovate and repair the house.

 

To Have (auxiliary verb)

Present perfect Past perfect Present perfect progressive Past perfect progressive
I have talked
I had talked
I have been talking
I had been talking
You have talked
You had talked
You have been talking
You had been talking
He has talked
He had talked
He has been talking
He had been talking
She has talked
She had talked
She has been talking
She had been talking
We have talked
We had talked
We have been talking
We had been talking
They have talked
They had talked
They have been talking
They had been talking

To Have (negative present)

Main verb negative Abbreviated Auxiliary verb negative Abbreviated
I do not have
I don't have
I have not
I haven't
You do not have
You don't have
You have not
You haven't
He does not have
He doesn't have
He has not
He hasn't
She does not have
She doesn't have
She has not
She hasn't
We do not have
We don't have
We have not
We haven't
They do not have
They don't have
They have not
They haven't
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