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    Abhijit kumar Guest

    Exclamation Usage of HAD HAS, HAD HAVE AND HAD HAD

    Hi

    Could anybody tell me in what context (HAD HAS, HAD HAVE AND HAD HAD)
    these are used.

    Thanks
    Abhijit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abhijit kumar
    Hi

    Could anybody tell me in what context (HAD HAS, HAD HAVE AND HAD HAD)
    these are used.

    Thanks
    Abhijit
    "have" and "has" are present tense:

    I have, you have, she has, he has, it has, they have

    "have had" is a combination of two verbs: present tense "have" and its past perfect object "had" + _____, like this,

    I have had dinner. (I have eaten dinner)
    I have had a bath. (I have taken a bath)

    "had had" is a combination of two verbs: past tense "had" and its object,

    If I had had a hammer . . . . (past conditional)
    If I had a hammer . . . . (present conditional)

    "had has" and "had have" are not combinations in English. The opposite, "has had" and "have had", are combinations:

    She has had a cold for two weeks now. / She's had a cold.
    They have had a cold for two weeks now. / They've had a cold.

    "has had" is for third person singular subjects (she, he, it), and "have had" is for the other persons and numbers (I, you, they).

    "had have" isn't a combination in English.

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    Could anyone tell me that what exactly means when we say have had or has had.Is it same as have or had.i,e
    i have eaten dinner
    i have had dinner
    Do they both have same meaning or different if they have different meaning could any one explain me their meaning?
    thanks in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by dreamer_drm View Post
    Could anyone tell me that what exactly means when we say have had or has had.Is it same as have or had.i,e
    i have eaten dinner
    i have had dinner
    Do they both have same meaning or different if they have different meaning could any one explain me their meaning?
    thanks in advance
    'I have had dinner' and 'I have eaten dinner' have the same meaning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dreamer_drm View Post
    Could anyone tell me that what exactly means when we say have had or has had.Is it same as have or had.i,e
    i have eaten dinner
    i have had dinner
    Do they both have same meaning or different if they have different meaning could any one explain me their meaning?
    thanks in advance
    If the question is about the difference between 'have had' and 'has had', the difference is a simple grammatical one: it's wrong to say I has had, for the same reason as it's wrong to say he have had when you're using the present perfect indicative.

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