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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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I have a question.

Should we use has or have for the following?

How many kites does James has/have in total?
Pete has/have 8 cars in total.

Cheers.
San
Hi,
I have a question.

Should we use has or have for the following?

How many kites does James has/have in total?
Pete has/have 8 cars in total.
Pete is a singular subject. James is a singular subject. So, use singular verbs.
eg James has some kites
eg How many kites does James have in total? (In the question form here, the auxiliary verb is the singular 'does' and the main or base verb is 'have'.)

eg Pete has 8 cars in total.

Best wishes, Clive

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I am really confused about this one and any help would be greatly appreciated!

StartFragment>On the one hand, my years of experience producing electronic music for public and private spaces, combined with the research I did for my M.A. thesis on Lynne Ramsay’s Morvern Callar, has/have laid the groundwork for questions I’d like to further explore regarding authorship, subjectivity and potential alternatives of personal spectatorship. 
Hi,
I am really confused about this one and any help would be greatly appreciated!

StartFragment>On the one hand, my years of experience producing electronic music for public and private spaces, combined with the research I did for my M.A. thesis on Lynne Ramsay’s Morvern Callar, has/have laid the groundwork for questions I’d like to further explore regarding authorship, subjectivity and potential alternatives of personal spectatorship.

. . . my years . . . have . . .

Best wishes, Clive
Thank you!  It was the "it" of research/experience vs. the personal "mine" in addition to the plural that had my brain in knots!
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hi,
pls which is correct- your baby has grown up ´/ or your baby have grown up?
Hi,
which is correct- your baby has grown up ´/ or your baby have grown up?

one baby - has

plural babies - have

Clive
i belive has is for singular and have for plural use, but i might be wrong.
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This, Im sure was addressed, but Im not quite sure still for this one example:

All but one person have/has left the building. OR All but one of them have/has left the building. OR All but one has/have left the building.

Im guessing its the same for each- but would that be have or has?

thanks!
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