Have you vs do you have?

Have you vs do you have?

The most common form of the question, in both British and American dialects is “Do you have…” Using “Have you” is a non-typical use. It sounds old fashioned.

Has or have a pencil?

Both are grammatically correct. One would simply prefer each over the other in slightly different contexts. In some cases, either would be equally preferable. He has a pencil is the normative form.

Have you got a pen or do you have a pen?

Senior Member. ‘Have’ is the auxilliary verb; ‘got’ is the main. Meanwhile in the sentence “Do you have a pen?”— which means the same thing— ‘have’ is the main verb and ‘do’ the auxilliary.

Do any of you have or has?

Does any of you have? Dear Olusoga Mayomi, “Do any of you have …?” is correct, because “any of you” assumes there are multiple people involved (when “do” is used, “any of …” requires a plural noun or pronoun following “of,” and “you” is always treated as if it is plural in such a situation).

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Do I have or have I?

“Do I have it” asks whether I possess whatever it is. This is the substantive meaning of “have.” “Have I it” is simply ungrammatical; that is not the proper form for a question in English with respect to most verbs.

Have got or do you have?

In the US “have you got” is more informal, (sometimes we omit the “have” in informal speech) and “do you have” is more the formal standard. Both are used equally in different situations.

Has and have use?

While the verb to have has many different meanings, its primary meaning is “to possess, own, hold for use, or contain.” Have and has indicate possession in the present tense (describing events that are currently happening). Have is used with the pronouns I, you, we, and they, while has is used with he, she, and it.

Did you have or have you had?

1) “Have you had lunch?” is preferred. The phrasing suggests that you’re asking something about how the person currently is, specifically whether he is hungry. If you were asking about events from a week ago, then “did you have your lunch?” would be equally as good as “had you eaten/had your lunch?”

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Do VS have?

Have is a verb of possession. It indicates a state of being. Do is a verb of action. It describes motion or action.

Where do we use has and have?

Do either of you have or has?

“either” can take either plural or singular verbs. And in this case, the subject is “you”, which is the second person. The second person is conjugated the same as plural third person, so “have” is preferable, but “has” is acceptable.

Is it correct to write with a pencil or in a pencil?

The phrase “I write with a pencil” is entirely correct and is standard usage. It is the same as wit Prepositions are weird. To write “in a pencil” doesn’t make sense since that would indicate writing inside a pencil which is practically impossible.

Is your child using their pencil grip correctly?

It is absolutely essential to ensure that you are monitoring the pencil grip. It is not ok to just give a child a grip and expect it to work. You must regularly check whether the grip is being used correctly. It is also important to check that it is helping.

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What is the meaning of the preposition “in pencil”?

Prepositions are weird. To write “in a pencil” doesn’t make sense since that would indicate writing inside a pencil which is practically impossible. To write “in pencil” (without the indefinite article) is used to indicate the medium used to write something. A more common usage would be “it is written in pencil.”

Should you buy the Apple Pencil?

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Steve Jobs was famously not a fan of styluses, but regardless, you have to admit the Apple Pencil is tremendously useful when sketching, writing, or doing any sort of detail work on a touchscreen.