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Definitions of Had

  1.   of Have
  2.   Of have; also used as auxiliary in the past perfect tense.
  3.   See Have.
  4.   Of to have.
  5.   Imp. Of HAVE, v.
  6.   Of have, which see.
  7.   Pa. t. and pa. p. of HAVE: ( B.)- held, Acts xxv. 26.
  8.   Note.- When used as an auxiliary, the completion of the sense is expressed by the verb which follows: to have a care, to take care; to guard. The phrase, I had rather, is a corruption of I'd rather- that is, I would rather.

Quotes of Had

  1. The music rights at the time cost me $12, 000 in 1964 money, which is about double now or whatever. But I cleared everything. I had a lawyer in New York. And it was cleared for use in a short subject, not a feature. – Kenneth Anger
  2. I pick good women, but I haven't had any luck with my men. – Elizabeth Arden
  3. You know, I have guys that are almost stalkers... it is very strange. I had this one guy that e -mailed me off my site, and thought we were boyfriend and girlfriend. He then came to my house in London, I do not know how he found it. – Caprice Bourret
  4. The notion that we won the war against Iraq is like saying we won a war against Arizona. I mean, the fact of the matter is it's not that big of a country. Nobody, I don't think, had any notion that we would do anything but win it. – Carol Moseley Braun
  5. We were thus led to organize ourselves, as men who had fought the war together, in order to support those statesmen who had truly understood the lessons of that World War, thus attempting to prevent its recurrence. – Rene Cassin
  6. The angel of mercy, the child of love, together had flown to the realms above. – Fanny Crosby
  7. We're allowed to have had a private life before politics in which we make mistakes and do things we should not. – David Dimbleby
  8. I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot. – Bill Gates
  9. Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9 -11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly. – Alexander Haig
  10. Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day. – Roland Joffe
  11. I'm not subject to their rise and fall because I'm not accepted by them, so I have my own little curve going on. A lot of it is because of how much I play, I think I connect like when all you had was Vaudeville, I think I have an audience by performing a lot! – Leo Kottke
  12. It was because of my deep concerns about nuclear weapons that I went to Hiroshima. And then I was astounded in Hiroshima to find that nobody had really studied it. – Robert Jay Lifton
  13. I had achieved the most important things in my life when I married Joan and had the sons. Given the choice between Joan and the boys, and being a writer, I world give up being a writer without a blink. – Robert B. Parker
  14. I've had a big heart my whole life; all the Korn fans know that. A lot of people told me that I was different. – Brian Welch
  15. That's really what was wonderful for me growing up, since I got to know so many of the songwriters who liked me and thought I had talent. They would then tell me how to read a lyric and sing a song, and challenge me to try and find a different end to a song. – Margaret Whiting

Usage examples for Had

  1. Or had she only thought of it? ” – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  2. “ I had it from him. ” – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  3. She said she had been at one, and she would tell all about it. ” – Two Festivals by Eliza Lee Follen
  4. But I say, what had I better do? ” – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  5. “ I suppose you had better go now. ” – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  6. She had not seen him. ” – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  7. “ No. And I wish now that I had – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton
  8. “ Alf had just returned to the room. ” – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  9. How I wish I had it. ” – Thirty Indian Legends by Margaret Bemister
  10. “ I had a good time. ” – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  11. He had to ask her. ” – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  12. And what would you have done if there had been? ” – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. “ " I had to tell you," he said. ” – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  14. He had sent it. ” – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  15. He had therof lettres. ” – Dialogues in French and English by William Caxton
  16. “ I had time to think. ” – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  17. That indeed was what he had come there for. ” – The Dare Boys of 1776 by Stephen Angus Cox
  18. The police thought I had not. ” – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  19. He had said it. ” – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  20. Would you have had me say no? ” – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner

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Idioms for Had