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    Post I am the one who (have,has) the ability to...

    Which one is correct?
    I am the one who has the ability to...

    I am the one who have the ability to...

    Could you please tell me the rule on this??
    thanks in advance..

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    Default Re: I am the one who (have,has) the ability to...

    Correctly:

    I am the one who has the ability to . . .

    "I" is a first person singular pronoun. (I have)
    "One" is third person. (one has)

    In a sentence with a compound subject where the component parts
    are in a difference person, the part closest to the verb determines
    the form of the verb to be used.

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    Default Re: I am the one who (have,has) the ability to...

    Hi and welcome bwkcaj_ca. Psst, --> different.

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    Default Re: I am the one who (have,has) the ability to...

    Quote Originally Posted by mamen View Post
    Which one is correct?
    I am the one who has the ability to...

    I am the one who have the ability to...

    Could you please tell me the rule on this??
    thanks in advance..

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Tom: I am the one.

    Martha: The one what?

    Tom: The one who has ten automobiles.

    *****
    Mona: It is I.

    George: I what?

    Mona: I who am the most popular girl at school.

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    Default Re: I am the one who (have,has) the ability to...

    Here, use has.

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    Default Re: I am the one who (have,has) the ability to...

    Or,

    It is I who have ...

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