Has vs. Have

This time, we're gonna differentiate between these two conjugations of the auxiliary verb 'have'. I promise you won't regret learning about them.

"Has" vs. "Have" in the English Grammar

What Is Their Main Difference?

Both are conjugations of the verb 'have'. However, we use 'has' for third-person singular nouns or pronouns, whereas, 'have' comes with first-person and second-person singular nouns and pronouns, along with plural nouns or pronouns.

Differences

We use 'has' for third-person singular nouns or pronouns. Look at the examples below:

She has to go to school tomorrow.

Hannah has gone mad.

'Have' comes with both first-person and second-person singular pronouns or nouns, along with all plural nouns and pronouns. Look at the examples below:

I'm really sorry, but I have to leave you.

Where have you been all night?

Similarities

Both are conjugations of the verb 'have'. Look below:

The closet seems full but I still fell I have nothing to wear.

She has this huge mansion.

Are They Interchangeable?

Since they differ grammatically, they cannot be used interchangeably. Compare:

✓ I always have a thing for glittery stuff.

X I always has a thing for glittery stuff.

As you can see, this example is incorrect.

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