The verb ‘to have’

We now go on to the second verb, to have.

Form:

Affirmative

I have
You have
He has
She has
It has
We have
You have
They have

Negative

I don’t have
You don’t have
He doesn’t have
She doesn’t have
It doesn’t have
We don’t have
You don’t have
They don’t have

Questions

Do I have?
Do you have?
Does he have?
Does she have?
Does it have?
Do we have?
Do you have?
Do they have?

The verb ‘to have’ is used for:

  • possessions, eg: I have a car.
  • meals, eg: I have breakfast at 8 every morning.
  • illness, eg: She has a really bad cold.

Exercises:

Fill in with the affirmative form:

  1. I .…… a black bike and my wife …… a red one.
  2. Mary …… lunch at the restaurant every week.
  3. They …… a cold and can not come to the party.
  4. John and Jill .…… one English book.
  5. You.…… a glass of water every morning.

Fill in with the negative form:

  1. She …… a husband, she is single.
  2. The dog …… a black fur.
  3. We .…… time to wait for you.
  4. Mary…… money to buy new shoes.
  5. They……3 children.

Fill in the text with the verb to be or to have:

My home…… very small because I …… a small family, my mother, my father and my brother. We …… a big dog, its name …… Rocky. I …… a student but I also work, my job …… easy and I …… time to study. From Monday to Friday I get up early, I …… breakfast with my family and we all go to work. My brother…… two jobs because he finished the university, he …… time to relax because he works 7 days a week.

Now, tell me who are you and name a few things you have…..

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