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    Cool Regarding "Have had & has had"

    Please inform me that when and in which situation, we shall use the word 'have had/has had' in the sentences.

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    Re: Regarding "Have had & has had"

    Please give us some example sentences in which you are confused as to which one to use.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Regarding "Have had & has had"

    As requested by you, herewith I am providing the following example.

    "Power Corporation of India has had extensive discussions on the proposed draft of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Transmission Corporation of A.P. State"

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    Re: Regarding "Have had & has had"

    Your sentence is correct. "Has had" is the singular present perfect of the verb "have". "Have had is the plural present perfect of the verb "have".

    The subject is singular and takes a singular verb.

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    Re: Regarding "Have had & has had"

    In British English, we can consider the names of companies, teams, etc as group nouns, and these can take a plural verb:

    Arsenal have some very good players.
    Power Corporation of India have had extensive discussions ..

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    Re: Regarding "Have had & has had"

    Good point.

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