When Should I Use Have Or Had?

When should I use have or had?

“Had” is the past tense of these two verbs.

In the present tense, “have” is used for I, you, we, and they and all plural nouns.

“Has” is used for he, she, and it, and for all singular nouns.

In the past tense, “had” is used for everything..

When to use has have and had?

‘Had’ is the past tense of both ‘has’ and ‘have’.have. Have is used with some pronouns and plural nouns: … has. Has is used with the third person singular. … contractions. I have = I’ve. … negative contractions. … ‘have’ and ‘has’ in questions. … ‘have got’ and ‘have’ … ‘have’ and ‘has’ verb tenses. … modal verbs: ‘have to’More items…•

How do you use had in a sentence?

When you need to talk about two things that happened in the past and one event started and finished before the other one started, place “had” before the main verb for the event that happened first. Here are some more examples of when to use “had” in a sentence: “Chloe had walked the dog before he fell asleep.”

When we use have or had?

We use have had in the present perfect when the main verb is also “have”: I’m not feeling well. I have had a headache all day. She has had three children in the past five years.