3 main Helping Or Auxiliary Verbs you should know

There are three main auxiliary verbs in English: to be, to do, and to have.

to be:

I am
You are
He is
She is
It is
We are
You are
They are
I was
You were
He was
She was
It was
We were
You were
They were

to do:

I do
You do
He does
She does
It does
We do
You do
They do
I did
You did
He did
She did
It did
We did
You did
They did

to have:

I have
You have
He has
She has
It has
We have
You have
They have
I had
You had
He had
She had
It had
We had
You had
They had

The most common auxiliary verbs used are in the to be and to have forms. These verbs help you express time by forming the various tenses. There are other auxiliary verbs, such as can, could, may, might, shall, should, must, will, would. We will focus on the to have verb in this exercise. This verb is used to express time.

The verb have is an irregular verb. The present form is shown above. Used as an auxiliary verb, it is used to form the present perfect.


Example: Mark has already brushed his teeth and he is ready for bed.
Example: Jane has given Mary a wonderful gift.


Auxiliary Verb: Has or have

Auxiliary Verb: has or have (interactive)



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