The Verb ‘Have’

POSITIVE STATEMENTS

  • have means to own or posses something.
  • The verb ‘have’ changes when the subject is third person singular: he, she, it.
Subject Verb  

I

You

have a car.

He

She

It

has a car.

We

You

They

have a car.

NEGATIVE STATEMENTS

Subject

Do/Does + not  Verb  

I

You

do not

don’t

has a car.

He

She

It

does not

doesn’t

have a car.

We

You

They

do not

don’t

 have a car.

QUESTION STATEMENTS

Question Subject Verb  
Do

I

you

have a car?
Does

he

she

it

have a car?
Do

we

you

they

have  a car?

SOME / ANY

Positive Statements (without some) Positive Statements (with some)

Plural Count:

The students have books.

The shops have apples.

Non-Count:

They have sugar at the store.

Plural Count:

The student have some books.

The shops have some apples.

Non-Count:

They have some sugar at the store.

Questions Negative Statements

Plural Count:

Do they have any books?

Non-Count:

Do they have any sugar?

Plural Count:

They don’t have any books.

Non-Count:

They don’t have any sugar.