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    #1

    "both"

    What comes after "both" have or has?
    Example:
    both have
    both has
    Directly after both

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    Re: "both"

    It would really make life easier if you gave us complete sentences rather than just a word or two.

    Richard and Thomas are arriving soon. Both have appointments with the chairman.

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    Re: "both"

    Sorry, while I was surfing THE INTERNET I did find that "both" must be followed by "are." So, has & have came to my mind. Which one is appropriate. This is the game. Next time I will try to be stick to your commands as possible as I can.

    Link is here: http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/p...indefinite.htm

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    #4

    Re: "both"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    What comes after "both" have or has?
    Example:
    both have
    both has
    Directly after both
    Both is plural, so it is followed plural verbs such a have , are , do , do not , go , ...an so on.

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    Re: "both"

    Quote Originally Posted by Mohammadhelmi View Post
    Both is plural, so it is followed plural verbs such a have , are , do , do not , go , ...an so on.
    As 5jj said, and as all of us keep saying, context is crucial: 'Both has and have are forms of the verb 'to have'."

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    #6

    Re: "both"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Sorry, while I was surfing THE INTERNET the internet I did find that "both" must be followed by "are." So, "has" & and "have" came to my mind. Which one is appropriate? This is the game. Next time I will try to be stick to your commands as much as possible. as I can.

    Link is here: Indefinite Pronouns
    I'm not sure if you were trying to make a point (which I clearly missed) but there is no reason to capitalise "the internet".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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