Have and Has

‘Have’ and ‘has’ are both used to denote possession, form the perfect tense, and the past tense of both is ‘had’, but they are used differently.

‘Have’ is used with

  • the following pronouns: I, you, we, they. Examples : ‘I have a pencil.’ ‘We have a big house.’
  • pluralised nouns: Example : ‘ Doctors have a rough time, dealing with illnesses all the time.’

‘Has’ is used with the third person singular ( he, she, it) . Examples : ‘ She has your money.’ ‘Amit has the book.’