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    has and have

    • He has
    • She has
    • They have
    • We have
    • It has
    • It have

    Shall I say all of the above are correct except It have? I should say it has. For plural form, I should say they have.

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    Re: has and have

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    • He has
    • She has
    • They have
    • We have
    • It has
    • It have
    Shall I say all of the above are correct except It have? I should say it has. For plural form, I should say they have.

    ju
    The correct conjugation of "to have" in the present tense seems to be a rather basic question from someone of your experience on the group, Ju. Did you see something to make you wonder whether "It have" was right?

    Obviously there are cases where "it have" appears:
    "The cat is hungry. Let it have more food." But this is not "it" as subject.
    Last edited by Raymott; 28-May-2011 at 08:25.

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    Re: has and have

    For that tiny minority of speakers of BrE still using the present subjunctive, the following is correct:

    The cat is very ill. I suggest that it have the operation today.

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