Formation of a question using ‘have’
We use an auxiliary verb 'have with the past participle of the main verb in a question.
- In the present tense, we use ‘have with the subjects- I, we, you, they, and any other plural noun.
- In the future tense, we use ‘have with any subject.
When we ask a question, we should use ‘have’ at the start of a sentence.
We shall see how to form a question about the completed action.
So the formation of a question is as follows-
The construction of a question in the present tense is as follows;
- Have + subject (I/we/you/they/any other plural noun) + past participle of the main verb + other words + question mark (?).
The formation of a sentence in the future tense is as follows;
- Shall + subject (I/we) + have + past participle of the main verb + other words + question mark (?).
- Will + subject (you/he /she/it/they/any other singular or plural noun) + have + past participle of the main verb + other words + question mark (?).
Examples of ‘have’ in a question
Let’s see how to use ‘have’ in the questions with some examples.
Here are some examples. The formation is as above.
Have a look-
- Have I submitted all the documents to the office?
- Have we complained about the water scarcity at the building?
- Have I come here to ask your pardon?
- Have you taken your luggage with you?
- Have the people gathered together to oppose the company rules?
- Have they played football on the ground in the rain?
- Have I spent most of my time in Mumbai?
- Have they called me on the occasion of a party?
- Shall I have completed my work on time?
- Shall we have washed all our clothes tomorrow?
- Will he have caught a thief next week?
- Shall I have created a Grammar website?
- Will they have thrown a party of success?
- Will a teacher have sent you the homework by email?
- Will she have called him for asking his help?
- Will you have come to meet me at my home?
- Have I finished my homework at night?
- Have we watched the first show of that movie on the first day?
- Will she have done it very well?
- Will Prachi have decided to go there to attend an event?
- Have reporters written a report on the resulting process of competitive exams?
- Have the girls scored more marks than the boys in this year’s tenth class?
- Have I played the piano at that event?
- Will the doctors have prescribed the new medicine to the patients?
- Have her colleagues enjoyed her birthday party at the five-star hotel?
- Have I served there for almost ten years?
- Have they lived in Mumbai for twenty years?
- Have I studied Shakespeare in my postgraduation period?
- Have we visited those mountains several times?
- Will she have spent her two years at her favourite place?
- Use of ‘am’ to explain the state of being
- Use of is to tell about the profession
- Use of pronoun these in questions
- Use of will in negative answers
- Use of have in the questions