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    #1

    had not, hadn't didn't have

    Hi,
    Is it possible to say?:
    1. The Elizabethan Theatres had not a scenery
    2. The Elizabethan Theatres hadn't a scenery
    3. The Elizabethan Theatres didn't have a scenery


    I know that the sentence
    The Elizabethan theatres had no scenery is correct, but I'd like to know if the previous sentences are also acceptable...
    Thanks Rip.

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    #2

    Re: had not, hadn't didn't have

    Quote Originally Posted by ripley
    Hi,
    Is it possible to say?:
    1. The Elizabethan Theatres had not a scenery wrong2. The Elizabethan Theatres hadn't a scenery wrong3. The Elizabethan Theatres didn't have a scenery correct


    I know that the sentence
    The Elizabethan theatres had no scenery is correct, but I'd like to know if the previous sentences are also acceptable...
    Thanks Rip.
    Sentences # 1 and # 2 are wrong. Either you say "had not got" or "didn't have".

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