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    He has had

    He has had a car and he has a car are same sentences are different please explain

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    Re: He has had

    Quote Originally Posted by 1235 View Post
    He has had a car and he has a car are same sentences are different please explain
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    Tom: I have to go to the doctor's office, but my car is in the garage. Can you give me

    a ride?

    Sue: Oh, I can't. I'm feeling very sick. Why don't you ask Mona. She has a car.

    Tom: Really? I didn't know that Mona had a car.

    Sue: Oh, yes. She has had a car for a week already. Her dad gave it to her as a

    birthday gift.

    Tom: Thanks for telling me. I didn't know that. I'll call her right now.

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    #3

    Re: He has had

    Perhaps you are thinking of 'hes has got' and 'he has',1235.

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    NO no my real question is same above and actually i want to know that what difference between in both sentences if he has a car or he has had a car

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    NO no my real question is same above and actually i want to know that what difference between in both sentences if he has a car or he has had a car
    "He has a car" = At this moment in time he possesses a car.
    "He has had a car" = At some point in his life he possessed a car, we don't know whether or not he possesses one now.

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    Re: He has had

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "He has a car" = At this moment in time he possesses a car.
    "He has had a car" = At some point in his life he possessed a car, we don't know whether or not he possesses one now.
    .It mean"He has had a car"="He had a car'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1235 View Post
    .It mean"He has had a car"="He had a car'?
    NO. The two sentences have different shades of meaning..

    1. He has a car/ He has got a car: He owns a car
    2. He has had a car: At some point in his life he possessed a car, we don't know whether or not he possesses one now (as bhai said)
    3. He had a car: At some past time, which is probably clear from context, he possessed a car. He may or may not possess one now; only context will make that clear.

    There are situations in which it may be possible to use either #2 or #3 without a significant difference in meaning. That is not to say that #2 = #3.

    'He has had a car for ten years' means that his possession of a car began ten years ago and continues today. 'He had a car for ten years' tells us that this ten-year period was in the past.

    Context is vital.

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