Verb TO HAVE is one of the most common verbs in the English language. It functions in various ways.

the helping verb to have could be a source of problems to a newbie EFL. It is, without a doubt, an odd verb in the sense that it functions in various ways, which can be puzzling.
However, if the student  can identify the three different ways this verb is used, he or she will find that the modus operandi is quite simple. In the simple present tense, to have is conjugated as follows:

To have: the affirmative, negative and interrogative forms.

Affirmative forms of the verb to have:

Subject Pronouns

Full Form

Contracted Form

I

have

‘ve

you

have

‘ve

he/she/it

has

‘s

we

have

‘ve

you

have

‘ve

they

have

‘ve

 

Interrogative forms of the verb to have

   have

I?

have

you?
has
he/she/it?
have

we?

have
you?

have

they?

Negative Forms of the verb to have

Subject Pronouns

Full Form

Contracted Form

I

have not

haven’t

you

have not

haven’t

he/she/it

has not

hasn’t

we

have not

haven’t

you

have not

haven’t

they

have not

haven’t

Examples:

Has Brad Pitt a helicopter?

No, he hasn’t. He’s a yacht.

What about Angelina Joli? Has she a yacht, too?

Yes, she has. She has a private jet too.

Have brad Pitt and Angelina Joli a villa?

No, They haven’t. They have a palace.