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Korean translation of “have”

have

verb   strong /hæv/ weak /həv/ (present participle having, past tense and past participle had)
A1 (also have got) used for saying what or who is yours
-가 있다
We have two children . Laura has beautiful blue eyes . I had a bike , but I sold it.
A1 (also have got) If you have a particular illness , you are suffering from it.
-에 걸리다
I have a bad cold .
A1 to eat or drink something
-을 먹다, -을 마시다
I had a drink of water .
B1 (also have got) used to talk about the position of something in relation to a person or thing
-을 가지고 있다
He had a pen in his hand . She had a baby with her.
B1 to cause something to be in a particular state
-한 상태가 되게 하다
He had dinner ready by the time we got home .
have to do something; have got to do something A2 to need to do something
-해야하다
I have to go to work now. Do we have to finish this today?
have difficulty, fun, problems, etc. A2 used with nouns to say that someone experiences something
-한 경험을 하다
We had a great time at the beach .
have a baby A2 to give birth to a baby
아기를 낳다
have a bath, sleep, walk, etc. A2 used with nouns to say that someone does something
-를 하다
Can I have a quick shower ?
have a nap, walk, look, etc. used with some nouns to say that someone does something
-를 하다
Can I have a quick shower ?
have something cleaned, repaired, etc. B1 to arrange for someone to do something for you
-을 시켜 -를 준비하다
I’m having my hair cut this afternoon . I’m having the house painted .
have something stolen, taken, etc. B1 If you have something stolen , taken, etc., someone takes something that belongs to you.
-을 당하다
She had her car stolen last week .
have a question, idea, etc. to think of a question , idea , etc.
(문제나, 아이디어 등이) 있다
I suddenly had an idea .
to arrange for someone to visit you in your home
-을 하다
We had David and Amy over for dinner last week .
(Definition of have verb from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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