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Learning to use the Verb have to English lesson

What will I learn from the English lesson learning to use the verb have to?

During this English lesson you will be learning about the verb have to in simple sentences. Also the lesson will cover how to use the verb to have.

What does the verb have mean and how to use it

When you use the words 'have to' it is used to describe when something has to happen. It means you have to and that you are obliged. Below is some examples of how to use in sentences.

I have to catch the bus today.
I have to pick my car up from the garage tonight.
I have to go and eat my dinner now.
I have to go back to London tomorrow.
I have to wrap all the Christmas tonight.

Adding the word  'don't' to make the action not required.


I don't have to catch the bus today.
I don't have to pick my car up from the garage tonight.
I don't have to go and eat my dinner now.
I don't have to go back to London tomorrow.
I don't have to wrap all the Christmas tonight.

The verb "to have" can also mean that you are in possession of something.

Examples: I have a car.          I have a house.         I have some food.

The table below shows how to use the English verb to have in a positive and nagitive way

Affirmative                     Negative                       
I have     a watch. I don't have a watch.
You have a cat. You don't have a cat.
We have a car. We don't have a car.
They     have a house.            They     don't have a house.
He has a boat. He doesn't have a boat.
She has a bike. She doesn't have a bike.
It has a watch. It doesn't have    a watch.

When using the  English verb to have to indicate possession you can say:"I have a  watch" or you can say "I have got a watch".

Using the verb to have to show an action. I have a bath everyday

How to use the verb to have to show an action.

I have a bath every day.

I'm having a bath now.

 

WARNING!! - Continuous form    I having 

You must use auxiliary verb be.

Example:

I am having a rest.          Are you having a shower?

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