Questions with ‘have’ and ‘has’

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Learn to Speak English Fluently: Questions with ‘have’ and ‘has’

Learn to speak English fluently using TLP Spoken English Course. The course is designed to facilitate self-learning in an easy way. To know more read: How to Use the Course Content? In the previous unit the Use of ‘have to’ and ‘has to’ is discussed and in this unit ‘How to make questions using ‘Have you..‘ and ‘Has he..‘?’ is elaborated.

We can make questions beginning with ‘Have’ and ‘Has’. For such questions, one can answer in the positive or in the negative. One can answer in different ways as given in the following example.

Have I many dresses?
Yes.
Yes, you have.
Yes, you have many dresses.
Yes, you do.
Yes, you do have many dresses.
No.
No, you don’t.
No, you don’t have.
No, you don’t have many dresses.

Have you an extra pen?
Yes.
Yes, I have.
Yes, I have an extra pen.
Yes, I do have an extra pen.
No.
No, I don’t.
No, I don’t have an extra pen.

Have they a lot of money?
Yes.
Yes, they have.
Yes, they have a lot of money.
Yes, they do have.
Yes, they do have a lot of money.
No.
No, they haven’t.
No, they haven’t a lot of money.
No they don’t have.
No, they don’t have a lot of money.

Has he many friends?
Yes.
Yes, he has.
Yes, he has many friends.
Yes, he does have.
Yes, he does have many friends.
No.
No, he hasn’t.
No, he hasn’t many friends.
No, he doesn’t.
No, he doesn’t have many friends.

Exercise: Answer the following questions using the above example.

Have I many dresses?
Have I troubled you at any time?
Have you an extra pen?
Have you eaten anything today?
Have you drawn money from the bank?
Have you many friends?
Have we enough money?
Have we a lot of work to do?
Have we helped them before?
Have we seen that film?
Have they written the test?
Have they a big bungalow?
Have they a farm house?
Has he a lot of money?
Has he many problems?
Has she a headache?
Has she a new job?
Has Meena a lot of jewelry?
Has she boarded the flight?
Has she paid her fee?
Has she mailed her manager?

Exercise: Write more questions and answers using the example, which you can use in your day-to-day conversation and practice orally.

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