TENSE: CHAPTER 4 C- STUCTURE AND USE OF 'HAVE' IN SIMPLE PAST TENSE( HAD)-LEARN WITH CONVERSATON
HAVE in Past Tense is used for having possessions
( in concrete / abstract form) in Past
Example – I had a lot of beautiful plants in my garden.
She had a lot of peace.
Had you good harvesting land at that time ?
How to use
In Simple Past only HAD
as an Auxiliary Verb will be used with
each kind of subject
How to use HAD in a Simple Past Tense –
I PERSON – Singular / Plural – HAD
II Person – Singular / Plural – HAD
III PERSON- Singular – HAD
III PERSON Plural – HAD
Had Not – hadn’t
Structure of Affirmative Sentence –
Subject+ had + complement
Example- Sunita had a very nice sapling yesterday.
You had my lunch box.
I had many jasmine plants in my garden.
We had some watermelons last evening.
Structure of Negative Sentence-
Subject+ had + not + complement
Example- Shivani had not any nice shirts last month.
She had my mobile number.
NOTE: We can replace NOT with NO only in a condition
when there in no use of DETERMINER before the
noun and after has/have.
You had not my ring. ( My- Possessive Determiner. )
You had no ring of mine.
She had not any happiness in her life. ( Any- Quantifier Determiner )
She has no happiness in her life.
Structure of Interrogative Sentences-
Had + subject+ complement
Had you my watch yesternight ?.
Had she some satisfaction?
Had Priyanshu any problem with test ?
Structure of Interrogative Sentence-
W family word + had + subject ++ complement
Why had he your phone yesterday ?
When had he his sleep yesterday ?
How/much/how many/ Whose/which+ Related Noun+ had
+ Subject + Complement
How many apples had you in your basket?
How much coffee had you in your coffee mug?
Which colour pen had you in your pencil box?
The structures of all kinds of Interrogative Negatives
are almost the same,
we only need to add NOT after the Subject
…….. had + subject + not + complement
Had you not my mobile recently?
Why had you not any good book by
How many books had you not in your library ?
NOTE: But in Contracted Form , we
will place NOT (hadn’t )
before the subject
Why hadn’t you colours in your drawing test today?
How many pens hadn’t you in your box ?
UNDERSTAND WITH CONVERSATION
Simran: So, Ruchi, you were saying that you had a beautiful jasmine plant last month
Ruchi: Yes, Simran.
Simran: What happened to that?
Ruchi: Actually, I hadn’t a proper place and environment for it at that time. So it withered away.
Simran: Oh, that’s sad.
Ruchi: Hadn’t you any other arrangements?
Simran: No, I hadn’t. But by next month, we’ll have a beautiful farmhouse near my village home. Then I’ll have a lot of space to plant several plants of my choice.
Ruchi: Yes, of course. Congratulations on your new farm house.
Simran. Thanks a bunches , Ruchi.
But- Will have ???
because in the NEXT CHAPTER, we are going to learn.
THE USE AND STRUCTURE OF ‘HAVE’ IN SIMPLE FUTURE TENSE
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From the study point of view, I have categorized the lesson of TENSE into 3 sections –
I. Simple Tense (PRESENT/PAST/FUTURE) ( without the use of the main verb)
a. Use of ‘to be’ in Present/Past/Future
b. Use of ‘have’ in Present/Past/Future ( Possessives)
II. Use of Dummy Subject /Artificial Subject
a . There
III. Use of the Main form of the verb.
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