";s:4:"text";s:2998:" 1 " Have you a factory in this place?" September 22, 2013 - Have is one of those auxiliary verbs that can also be used as an ordinary (main) verb. This sentence means that I started eating chocolates in the past but the chocolate eating is continuing up to the present. If he had been there, I could have given him your message. You would write. 135. I had been home. Had you put the word had in its ordinary place, would you have used was / were?. When have is used as an auxiliary verb, it helps us to form the perfect and perfect continuous tenses. 49. Study the examples given below. "James while John had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher" is an English sentence used to demonstrate lexical ambiguity and the necessity of punctuation, which serves as a substitute for the intonation, stress, and pauses found in speech. You had better ask him in advance how much it will cost. A nearby steeple had been broken off short and the fragments lay heaped beside it. 2. For example: In this usage, the phrase can be followed with "up to here" as an intensifier. He has had two surgeries on his back. We don’t need to add “had” or any other helping verb to the sentence. All the papers had been signed and the money provided. But my guess is that this in not what you meant. 'She had already left when he arrived' modal verbs: 'have to' 'have to' is used to mean that something is necessary. asked the Wizard, who had been examining the strange personage carefully. 'have to' in negative sentences 101. I have had that knocked out of me. 96. 198. We have had some problems with our computer systems recently. When HAD & HAVE come together in one English sentence? She wouldn't have married him if she had known him better.