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I often have trouble knowing when to use have or has in sentences and when speaking. What is the rule for using has or have. When is it appropriate to use have and when is it appropriate to use has?
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Hi,

You need to add capital letters, and one more article ('a nice house').

Best wishes, Clive
I don't usually struggle with this, but I'm stumped on this one:
" Finding you and meeting you has/have given me so many answers."
Are the finding and meeting treated as a single subject since they are connected, or are they treated as a plural subject because of the "and" joining them? Has sounds right, but I'm confused as to whether it actually is right.
Can anyone clarify this for me?
Shaunie
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You have a dual subject: finding you, meeting you. It requires the plural form of the verb.
Thank you so much!
Shaunie
Ok, say the subject is a sandwhich and say I want to know what's in it. This conversation actually happened to me a while ago, and I usually never struggle with this as well. So, would you say: "What does yours has/have in it?" I know that 'sandwhich' goes with 'has' because it's single, but it sounds weird to me all of a sudden. Or is it just me forgetting my English?
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Yup, it's you forgetting your English.

In that question, you have the word "does" which is conjugated. Therefore, the main verb, "to have" takes the bare infinitive, "have." Only one verb in the sentence gets conjugated.

Does he always eat so much? Yes, he always eats that much.

What does your have in it? My sandwhich has...
How would you say the following sentence, " The responsibilities each of us have..." of "The responsibilities each of us has..."
each of us has is more formal.
You can go either way. You can make the agreement with each or with us. Many native speakers use the less formal each of us have, but on an English exam for a university it would probably be best to use each of us has.
CJ
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