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  ( has    3rd person present)   ( having    present participle)   ( had    past tense & past participle  )   (AUXILIARY VERB USES)  
In spoken English, forms of have    are often shortened, for example I have is shortened to I've and has not is shortened to hasn't.         
1       aux   You use the forms have    and has with a past participle to form the present perfect tense of verbs.      
Alex has already gone...      AUX -ed  
My term hasn't finished yet...      AUX -ed  
What have you found so far?...      AUX -ed  
Frankie hasn't been feeling well for a long time.      AUX been -ing  
2       aux   You use the form had with a past participle to form the past perfect tense of verbs.  
When I met her, she had just returned from a job interview...      AUX -ed  
3       aux   Have is used in question tags.  
You haven't sent her away, have you?...      cl AUX n  
4       aux   You use have    when you are confirming or contradicting a statement containing `have', `has', or `had', or answering a question.      
`Have you been to York before?'—`Yes we have.'      AUX  
5       aux   The form having with a past participle can be used to introduce a clause in which you mention an action which had already happened before another action began.  
He arrived in San Francisco, having left New Jersey on January 19th...      AUX -ed  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
have a great time; enjoy oneself
to have sexual intercourse with sb
have a ​difficult ​time
to be gutsy means to have guts
to be gutsy: avoir du cran
continue to have something; keep something
be in a good shape
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
generally, an endearment expression used to describe someone who, contrary to the appearances, proves to have strength, determination
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
to release sth that is tied up
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