Spanish translation of 'has'
- (3rd person sing present) of have
Example Sentences Including 'has'
Roger has a secretary, who has a friend or husband, who has... You get the drift.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
It was the exact opposite of our bedroom back at home -- Marianne has a mania for tidiness.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He comes from Kansas City, his family has been there for years.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Trends of 'has'
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When have is part of a set combination, eg have a look, have a good time, have breakfast, had better, look up the other word. For have + adverb/preposition combinations, see also the phrasal verb section of this entry.
- (= possess)
⇒ he's got or he has blue eyes
tiene los ojos azules
⇒ have you got or do you have 10p?
¿tienes diez peniques?
⇒ have you got or do you have any brothers or sisters?
⇒ she had her eyes closed
tenía los ojos cerrados
⇒ he hasn't got or he doesn't have any friends
no tiene amigos
⇒ I've got or I have a friend staying next week
tengo a un amigo en casa la semana que viene
⇒ I've got or I have an idea
tengo una idea
(Don't translate the a in sentences like has he got a girlfriend?, I haven't got a washing-machine if the number of such items is not significant since people normally only have one at a time:)
⇒ has he got a girlfriend?
⇒ I haven't got a washing-machine
no tengo lavadora
(Do translate the a if the person or thing is qualified:)
⇒ he has a Spanish girlfriend
tiene una novia españolaall or everything I have is yours
todo lo que tengo es tuyo
⇒ you must give it all or everything you have
tienes que emplearte a fondo
⇒ you must put all or everything you have into it
tienes que emplearte a fondocan I have a pencil please?
¿me puedes dar un lápiz, por favor?the book has no name on it
el libro no lleva or tiene el nombre del dueño
⇒ I've got or I have no Spanish
no sé españolto have something to do
tener algo que hacer
⇒ I've got some letters to write
tengo algunas cartas que escribir
⇒ I've got or I have nothing to do
no tengo nada que hacer
⇒ haven't you got anything to do?
¿no tienes nada que hacer?hello, what have we here?
vaya, vaya, ¿qué tenemos aquí?
- (= eat, drink)
tomarwhat are we having for lunch?
¿que vamos a comer?
⇒ we had ice-cream for dessert
tomamos helado de postreto have something to eat/drink
tomar algowhat will you have?
¿qué quieres tomar?,
¿qué vas a tomar?
⇒ I'll have a coffee
tomaré un café
⇒ will you have some more?
¿te sirvo más?
- (= receive)
⇒ thank you for having me
gracias por su hospitalidadyou can have my ticket
puedes quedarte con mi billetewe had some help from the government
recibimos ayuda del gobiernoI had a letter from John
tuve carta de Juan,
recibí una carta de JuanI must have them by this afternoon
necesito tenerlos para esta tardeto have no news
no tener noticiasthey had a lot of wedding presents
recibieron or les hicieron muchos regalos de bodawe had a lot of visitors (at home)
tuvimos muchas visitas(at exhibition etc)
tuvimos muchos visitantes
- (= obtain)
⇒ they can be had for as little as £10 each
pueden conseguirse por tan solo 10 libras
⇒ it's not to be had anywhere
no se consigue en ninguna parte
⇒ there was no bread to be had
no quedaba pan en ningún sitio,
no podía conseguirse pan en ningún sitio
- (= take)
⇒ I'll have a dozen eggs, please
¿me pones una docena de huevos, por favor?
⇒ which one will you have?
⇒ can I have your name please?
¿me da su nombre, por favor?you can have it or I'll let you have it for £10
te lo dejo en 10 libras,
te lo puedes llevar por 10 libras,
te lo vendo por 10 libras
- (= give birth to)
- [baby, kittens]
⇒ what did she have?
¿qué ha tenido?
⇒ she had a boy
ha tenido un niño
- [baby, kittens]
- (= hold, catch)
⇒ I have him in my power
lo tengo en mi poderhe had him by the throat
lo tenía agarrado por la gargantaI have it on good authority that ...
me consta que ...,
sé a ciencia cierta que ...,
sé de buena tinta que ... (inf)
⇒ I've got it!
¡ya!you have me there or there you have me
ahí sí que me has pillado (inf)
- (= allow)
tolerarwe can't have that
eso no se puede consentirI won't have this nonsense
no voy a consentir or tolerar estas tonterías
⇒ I won't have it!
no lo voy a consentir or tolerar
⇒ she won't have it said that ...
no consiente or tolera que digan que ...
⇒ I won't have him risking his neck on that motorbike
no voy a consentir que se juegue el cuello en esa moto
- (= spend)
⇒ to have a pleasant afternoon/evening
pasar una tarde agradable
⇒ have a nice day!
¡que pases un buen día!
⇒ I had a horrible day at school today
he tenido un día horrible en el colegio
⇒ what sort of day have you had?
¿qué tal día has tenido?
- (on telephone)
⇒ can I have Personnel please?
¿me puede poner con Personal, por favor?
- (informal, = have sex with)
- (= make)
⇒ I'll soon have it nice and shiny
enseguida lo dejo bien brillante
⇒ he had us confused
nos tenía confundidos
- (in set structures)
to have sth done
hacer que se haga algo,
mandar hacer algo
⇒ we had our luggage brought up
mandamos subir el equipaje
⇒ I've had the brakes checked
he mandado revisar los frenos
⇒ to have a suit made
(mandar) hacerse un traje
⇒ to have one's hair cut
cortarse el pelo
⇒ they had him killed
lo mataronto have sb do sth
mandar a algn hacer algo
⇒ he had me do it again
me hizo hacerlo otra vez,
me hizo que lo hiciese otra vez
⇒ I had him clean the car
le hice limpiar el coche
⇒ what would you have me do?(old-fashioned)
¿qué quiere que haga?
⇒ I'll have you know that ...
quiero que sepas que ...to have sth happen
⇒ she had her bag stolen
le robaron el bolso
⇒ he had his arm broken
le rompieron el brazoto have sb doing sth
⇒ she soon had them all reading and writing(= organized them)
enseguida los puso a leer y a escribir(= taught them),
enseguida les habían enseñado a leer y a escribir
- (in set expressions)
to have sth against sb/sth
tener algo en contra de algn/algoto have had it
⇒ you've had it now! he knows all about it(informal)
¡ahora sí que te la has cargado! se ha enterado de todo
⇒ this sofa has had it(informal)
este sofá ya no da para más (inf)
⇒ I've had it up to here with his nonsense(informal)
estoy hasta la coronilla or hasta el moño de sus tonterías (inf)to have it that
⇒ he will have it that he is right
insiste en que tiene razón
⇒ rumour has it that ...
corre la voz de que ...to be had
⇒ you've been had!(informal)
¡te han engañado!to have to do with
tener que ver con
⇒ that's got or that has nothing to do with it!
¡eso no tiene nada que ver!
⇒ you'd better not have anything to do with him
más te vale no tener tratos con élto let sb have sth (= give)
dar algo a algn(= lend)
dejar algo a algn,
prestar algo a algn
⇒ I'll let you have my reply tomorrow
les daré mi respuesta mañana
⇒ let me have your address
dame tus señas
⇒ let me have your pen for a moment
déjame el boli un momento
⇒ let him have it!(informal)
¡dale!what have you
⇒ ... and what have you
... y qué sé yo qué máswould have it
⇒ as ill-luck or fate would have it
⇒ I've already seen that film
ya he visto esa película
⇒ he's been very kind
ha sido muy amable
⇒ has he gone?
¿se ha ido?
⇒ hasn't he told you?
¿no te lo ha dicho?
⇒ she said she had spoken to them
dijo que había hablado con ellos
⇒ had you phoned me (formal) or if you had phoned me I would have come round
si me hubieras llamado habría venido
⇒ never having seen it before, I ...
como no lo había visto antes, ...
⇒ having finished or when he had finished, he left
cuando terminó or cuando hubo terminado, se fue
see also just1 adjective see grammar note "Time"
- (verb substitute)
⇒ you've got more than I have
tienes más que yo
⇒ they've done more than we have
ellos han hecho más que nosotros
⇒ he hasn't worked as hard as you have
él no ha trabajado tanto como tú
⇒ "he's already eaten" — "so have I"
—él ya ha comido —yo también
⇒ "we haven't had any news yet" — "neither have we"
—no hemos tenido noticias todavía —nosotros tampoco
⇒ "you've made a mistake" — "no I haven't!"
—has cometido un error —no es verdad or cierto
⇒ "we haven't paid" — "yes we have!"
—no hemos pagado —¡qué sí!
⇒ "he's got a new job" — "oh has he?"
—tiene un trabajo nuevo —¿ah, sí?
⇒ "you've written it twice" — "so I have!"
—lo has escrito dos veces —es verdad or cierto
⇒ "have you read the book?" — "yes, I have"
—¿has leído el libro? —sí
⇒ "has he told you?" — "no, he hasn't"
—¿te lo ha dicho? —no
- (in question tags)
⇒ he hasn't done it, has he?
no lo ha hecho, ¿verdad?
⇒ you've done it, haven't you?
lo has hecho, ¿verdad? or ¿no?
- (avoiding repetition of verb)
⇒ you've all been there before, but I haven't
vosotros habéis estado allí antes, pero yo no
⇒ he has never met her, but I have
él no la ha llegado a conocer, pero yo sí
⇒ have you ever been there? if you have ...
¿has estado alguna vez allí? si es así ...
⇒ have you tried it? if you haven't ...
¿lo has probado? (porque) si no ...
- (= be obliged)
⇒ to have (got) to do sth
tener que hacer algo
⇒ I've got to or I have to finish this work
tengo que terminar este trabajo
⇒ have we got to or do we have to leave early?
¿tenemos que salir temprano?
⇒ I haven't got to or I don't have to wear glasses
no necesito (usar) gafas
⇒ I shall have to go and see her
tendré que ir a verla
⇒ it will just have to wait till tomorrow
tendrá que esperar hasta mañana
⇒ he had to pay all the money back
tuvo que devolver todo el dinero
⇒ she was having to get up at six each morning
tenía que levantarse a las seis cada mañana
⇒ this has to be a mistake
esto tiene que ser un error
⇒ do you have to make such a noise?
¿tienes que hacer tanto ruido?
⇒ you didn't have to tell her!
¡no tenías por qué decírselo!
⇒ it's nice not to have to work on Saturdays
es un gusto no tener que trabajar los sábados
⇒ it has to be done this way
tiene que hacerse de este modo
⇒ does it have to be ironed?
¿hay que plancharlo?
Example Sentences Including 'have'
She didn't have to hide anything any more, she didn't have to go through the hassle of secret rendezvous.THE EXECUTION (2002)
They seemed to be mainly about a triple murder Jarawa was supposed to have ordered last year on the twenty-first of December.THE EXECUTION (2002)
You'll just have to see her face for a couple of seconds, that's all.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Translation of has from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary