Translation of "have" - English-German dictionary


verb /hӕv/ (3rd person singular present tense has /hӕz/, past tense, past participle had /hӕd/, short forms I’ve /ӕiv/, you’ve /juːv/, he’s /hiːz/, she’s /ʃiːz/, it’s /its/, we’ve /wiːv/, they’ve /ðeiv/, I’d /aid/, you’d /juːd/, he’d /hiːd/, she’d /ʃiːd/, it’d /ˈitəd/, we’d /wiːd/, they’d /ðeid/, negative short forms hadn’t /ˈhӕdnt/, hasn’t /ˈhӕznt/, haven’t /ˈhӕvnt/)

used with past participle of other verbs to show that an action is in the indefinite past and has been completed

I’ve bought a new dictionary
Has he gone yet?

(also have got) to hold or possess (something which belongs to oneself or to someone else)

I have a book of yours at home
He’s got your book
I don’t have any books by Sir Walter Scott.

(also have got) to possess something as part of oneself or in some way connected with oneself

She has blue eyes
Our house has six rooms
I’ve got a pain in my stomach.

(sometimes with back) to receive or get

Have you had any news of your brother?
Thank you for lending me the book – you can have it back next week.

to produce

haben, bekommen
He does have some good ideas
She has had a baby.

to cause to be done

I’m having a tooth (taken) out
Have Turner come and see me.

to enjoy or suffer

We had a lovely holiday.

to do or take

nehmen, machen
I’ll have a drink
Let me have a try.

to allow

I will not have you wearing clothes like that!

(with back, in, roundetc) to ask to one’s house as a guest or to do a job

einladen, kommen lassen
We’re having friends round for dinner
We’re having someone in to paint this room.

to think or feel

I have some doubts about this project.

to trick

übers Ohr hauen
You’ve been had!
has-been noun

a person who is no longer famous and important.

der/die Gestrige
He used to be quite a famous comedian, but now he is a has-been.
have done with

to stop or put an end to

Let’s have done with all this quarrelling.
have had it

to be dead, ruined etc

erledigt sein
The bullet went into his brain – he’s had it, I’m afraid.
have it in oneself etc

to have the courage or ability to do something

es in sich haben
I hear she told her boss to stop shouting at her – I didn’t think she had it in her.
have it out (often with with)

to argue with (a person) in order to put an end to some disagreement

etwas bereinigen
I’m going to have it out with her once and for all.
have on

(also have got on) to wear

That’s a nice suit you have on.

to fool (someone)

auf den Arm nehmen
You’re having me on – that’s not really true, is it?

(also have got on) to be busy with

etwas vorhaben
Have you (got) anything on this afternoon?
have to (also have got to)

to be obliged to (do something)

I don’t want to do this, but I have to
Do you have to go so soon?
I’ve got to leave soon
You didn’t have to do that, did you?
have to do with (a person or thing) (also have got to do with)

to be of importance or concern to (a person or thing)

etwas zu tun haben mit
What have these letters to do with you?
Your remarks have (got) nothing to do with the subject we are discussing.
have up (usually with for)

to make (a person) appear in court to answer some charge

jemanden belangen
He was had up for drunken driving.
have what it takes (also have got what it takes)

to have the qualities or ability that one needs to do something

haben, was man braucht zu
He has (got) what it takes to make a good officer.
I have it! (also I’ve got it!)

I have found the answer (to a problem etc).

Ich hab’s!

(Translation of “have” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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