The verb "to have (got)"
Positive statements in the simple present tense
- I have
- You have
- He, she, it has
- We have
- You have
- They have
As you see, you don't just add s to the verb have! You must use the form has with he, she, it.
Note: the verb have indicates a possession: I have a car. She has a dog. They have a new house. You can also use the verb have got equally to indicate a possession: I have got a car. She has got a dog. They have got a new house.
Have or has? Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the verb have in the simple present tense.
Negative statements in the simple present tense
To negate a statement, use "don't/doesn't" + have:
- We don't have a car.
- They don't have any money.
- He doesn't have swimming lesson today.
Look at the pictures and answer the questions. When the picture is crossed out, write a negative answer. For example: Does he have a car? No, he doesn't have a car.. When there is just a normal picture without a cross, write a positive answer: Does he have a car? Yes, he has a car.