Using HAS in the present tense
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‘Has’ is a verb in the present tense on any given day. Its past equivalent is ‘had’. Now to develop a clear understanding of ‘has’, it needs to be studied in both its avatars, as the main verb and as a helping verb. Observe:
As the main verb has implied possessing or owning something. Observe some examples:
The sentences illustrate that has as the main verb is used in the present tense and only along with He/She/It/Name, in the positive sentences. In the negative and interrogative sentences however, the same has will change to have. Observe:
Now let’s have a look at ‘has’ as the auxiliary/helping verb:
Has as an auxiliary/helping verb used in the present perfect tense with he/she/it
It is used when something occurred in the recent past and is still in action. Observe a sentence in all 3 forms.
Now I do realize that the concept of helping verbs can be a bit ticklish, which is why I’m sharing my video here on Do/does/did/have/has/had. Hope it helps. Best wishes! 🙂
Time Base: 5 minutes, Passing Score – 90% + ( >= 11 questions).