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    I do not understand when i used had,has,have.If the are plural or singular, or if they go with third person, second...etc

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    Re: Verb

    Quote Originally Posted by anabellamps View Post
    I do not understand when i used had,has,have.If the are plural or singular, or if they go with third person, second...etc
    Interestingly you seem to understand the concepts of number, singular and plural, and person.

    So: has is third person singular, present tense.
    have is first and third person singular, and all persons plural, present tense.
    had is all persons, past tense

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    Re: Verb

    Quote Originally Posted by anabellamps View Post
    I do not understand when i used had,has,have.If the are plural or singular, or if they go with third person, second...etc

    NOT A TEACHER

    I have an interest in the beautiful Spanish language.

    You have the goal of learning English.

    Tom has a lot of Spanish-speaking friends.

    Mona has a lot of pretty hats.

    Argentina has many beautiful cities.

    We have many freeways here in the United States.

    They have many friends who have visited Argentina.

    ***

    When I was younger, I had black hair./ Many years ago, La Prensa of Buenos Aires had the reputation of being one of the best newspapers in the world./ I heard on the news that Argentina had an election yesterday.

    ***

    You also use have, has, and had for the perfect tenses and in the passive:

    I have spoken English all my life./ Buenos Aires has been the capital of Argentina
    for many years./ Mona had eaten before I arrived at her home./ I have eaten an apple. > An apple has been eaten by me.


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