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Serenity Carr, Assistant Editor
Has or Have?
Friday October 30th 2020
Question
Hasan and Sabina (has/have) taken rest in the garden. Which is the correct answer here?  — Mohammad, Bangladesh
Answer

Use "have" because "Hasan and Sabina" is a 3rd person plural subject.

Hasan and Sabina have taken rest in the garden.

 

Below is a chart showing when to use has and when to use have.

 

singular

plural

1st person

I have

we have

2nd person

you have

you (all) have

3rd person

he/she/it has

they have

 

"Hasan and Sabina" is the same as "they."

Here are more examples:

  • I have taken rest in the garden.
  • We have taken rest in the garden.
  • You have taken rest in the garden.
  • He has taken rest in the garden.
  • The dog has taken rest in the garden.
  • Sabina has taken rest in the garden.
  • They have taken rest in the garden.

 

I hope this helps.

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