Examples of Helping Verbs (Has, Have, Had)

In English Grammar, helping verbs (has, have, had) are used to indicate the possession of something with someone. Here the examples of helping verbs alongwith their use is being discussed.


  1. In a sentence, “has, have & had” are used for showing possession of something with someone. When the possession shows the present period, we use “has & have” and for past period, we use “had”
  2. When “he, she” it” or singular subject is present in a sentence, we use “has”. For “I, we, they & you” we use “have”.
  3. “Had” can be used in both singular or plural forms of subjects.
  4. In negative sentences, “not” comes after has, have or had.
  5. In interrogative sentences, “has, have & had” come in beginning of the sentence.

Note:          “Has, Have & Had” are also used as “Principal verbs”.


Affirmative Sentences

  1. I have a pencil and an apple.
  2. We have many books
  3. He has a notebook and a pencil.
  4. It has a long tail.
  5. You have a goat
  6. A girl has two books.
  7. Two girls have two pink schoolbags.
  8. Sophia has a camera.
  9. The old farmer had two sons
  10. He has two cows.

Negative Sentences

  1. Ali has no book.
  2. I have no pencil.
  3. He had not any pen.
  4. The door had not any handle.
  5. We have no money.
  6. I have no penny.
  7. We have no football.
  8. They have no bag.
  9. You have no house.
  10. John has no new suit.

Negative Sentences

  1. Has Ali a book?
  2. Had Somia a cow?
  3. Have I four pencils?
  4. Has he a mango?
  5. Had he a pen?

There are two ways of making interrogative negative sentences.

  1. Had they not sheep?
  2. Had they no sheep?


  1. He _____________ a handkerchief.
  2. Gardener _________ no flower.
  3. Our school _______ many rooms.
  4. We _________ no toys.
  5. We _________ no ball.
  6. Sara _________ a crayons.
  7. I ________ many story books.
  8. She _________ a pink scarf.
  9. They boys ________ a pet.
  10. I _______ good past memories.
  11. Anna and joe ________ gone there once.

Q No.2: Change into negative:

1. Ali has a pen.  
2. We have horses.  
3. He has a camel.  
4. They have cars.  
5. A butterfly has colorful wings.  
6. Anna has a beautiful dress.  
7. I have two pairs of shoes.  

 Q No.2: Change into interrogative:

1. The cow has four legs.  
2. The chair has two arms.  
3. I had a gun.  
4. The room has a fan.  
5. They have two goats.  
6. A bike has two wheels.  
7. You have a beautiful earring.  

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