Correct verb following have, has or had

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Correct verb following have, has or had

Intro

Always use the “u” form of the verb after have, has or had.

Sample Problem

Joan has began the bicycle portion of the triathlon.
OR
Joan has begun the bicycle portion of the triathlon.

Solution

It is grammatically correct to use the “u” form of the verb following have, has or had.
“Joan has begun the bicycle portion of the triathlon.”
One can also say, “Joan began the bicycle portion of the triathlon two minutes after finishing the swimming portion.”

“Forrest Gump has run across America.”
Also correct is, “Forrest Gump ran across America.”



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