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What is the meaning of had had in a sentence?
The simple past is used normally to denote an action that is completed in the past. The second sentence is in the past perfect tense which has this form: Subject + had + past participle of verb. If two non-consecutive events happened in the past, this tense is used to show the first event.
What is the meaning of had a lunch?
They mean different things. “I had lunch” just means you ate something, possibly alone. “I had a lunch” means that you had a lunchtime appointment/meeting. It was almost certainly with other people, and food may not have featured prominently.
What is the meaning of had food?
4 Answers. 4. 1. Here to “have” the food means to have it to eat. To “have had” the food means to have finished eating it.
What is another word for had your lunch?
What is another word for had lunch?
|had dinner||had tea|
|lunched on||had supper|
|picked at||ate between meals|
|eaten between meals|
How do you reply to have you had your dinner?
In English I suppose most of people would say “Have you eaten/Have you had your dinner?”. The correct answer would indeed be “(Yes,) I have”.
How do you say you had your lunch?
“Had your lunch?” Is an incomplete sentence, and colloquial, but correct in an informal situation. “Have you taken lunch” or “Did you take lunch” is very foreign. You should try not to translate too directly from your own language. The most correct would be: “have you had lunch (yet)?”
Do you use the past form of verbs twice in a sentence?
Dear teacher, Unnecessary. Just say “Hello”. Some English teacher s say that we never use the past form of verbs twice in a sentence but I have heard the people saying say ” I had had my lunch”, where in which we can find two past verbs. So is this the correct form of the sentence?
How do you use other time expressions in a sentence?
Remember the following rules for using other time expressions: Use after, as soon as, the moment that, until before using the past perfect simple. Ex: After she had moved out, I found her notes./ I didn’t say anything until she had finished talking. Use before, when, by the time before the past simple: Ex.
What is the difference between ‘had had’ and ‘had wanted’?
There’s no special magic with ” had had “, they don’t really go together as a pair anymore than ” had wanted ” go together. So don’t worry so much about how to use ” had had ” as a unit of grammar, they will come together naturally when you want to express the verb ‘ to have ‘ in the past perfect.
What are the rules for writing two or more sentences?
Two or more complete sentences must be separated with a period and written as separate thoughts. The subject and verb in the sentence must be either both plural or both singular. Otherwise, it would be the wrong subject-verb agreement.