This page provides example sentences of the verb "Have" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form have / Past Simple had / Past Participle had / Gerund having
We often have guests over for dinner.
Present Simple Passive
Showers are often had in the morning.
Peter is having breakfast at the moment.
Present Continuous Passive
Breakfast is being had in the dining room this morning.
He has had a lot of luck!
Present Perfect Passive
Meals have been had in the dining room this month.
Present Perfect Continuous
We have been having problems for a while.
Alice had a shower before she left for work.
Past Simple Passive
Lunch was had on the balcony last Saturday.
We were having lunch when she telephoned.
Past Continuous Passive
Lunch was being had when she telephoned.
Oliver had already had lunch when I arrived.
Past Perfect Passive
Lunch had already been had when the guests arrived.
Past Perfect Continuous
Susan had been having a hard time when Peter decided to give her a helping hand.
You will have a good time!
Future (will) passive
A good time will be had by all!
Future (going to)
We are going to have a great time at the park.
Future (going to) passive
A great time is going to be had by all the guests.
This time tomorrow we will be having lunch on the beach.
She will have had her meeting by the time he arrives.
She might have an appointment later today.
If she has any problems, she will ask Jack for help.
If she had any problems, she would ask Jack for help.
Past Unreal Conditional
If she had had any problems, she would have asked Jack for help.
You can ask the doctor for advice.
You must have had a wonderful time!