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    Default Usage of 'having'

    He is having a long beard.

    Can someone please tell me if the above sentence sounds natural?

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    Default Re: Usage of 'having'

    Quote Originally Posted by daemon99 View Post
    He is having a long beard.

    Can someone please tell me if the above sentence sounds natural?
    No, 'He has a long beard'.

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    Default Re: Usage of 'having'

    Thanks a lot (bahut shukriya), bhaisahab!

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