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    Default usage of have had

    hello,

    can you please tell me the usage of 'have had' with some examples?

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    Rita

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    Default Re: usage of have had

    Quote Originally Posted by rita_b View Post
    hello,

    can you please tell me the usage of 'have had' with some examples?

    Thanks and Regards,

    Rita
    "have had" is the present perfect of 'have'. It's formed from the appropriate (conjugated) form of 'have' as the auxiliary + the past participle of 'have', which is 'had'.
    It's used in the same way as any other verb in the present perfect.

    "I have had a cat for three years." (I've owned a cat for 3 years)
    "She has had a headache for the last week."

    eat: I have eaten, he has eaten ...
    have: I have had, he has had ...

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