Collocations with the Verb HAVE - wordscoach.com

Collocations with the Verb HAVE

A collocation is a pair or group of two or more words that are commonly used together in English.

Here is the list of common collocations with Verb HAVE that you should learn.

Learn collocations with the verb HAVE


Have a bab Have a backache
Have a bad fall Have a bad temper
Have a bath Have a birthday
Have a bite Have a break
Have a business trip Have a busy day
Have a career/a goal Have a chance
Have a chat Have a cold
Have a competition Have a confrontation
Have a conversation/chat Have a cup of tea/coffee
Have a dance Have a day off
Have a discussion Have a dispute
Have a doubt Have a dream
Have a drill Have a drink
Have a feeling Have a fight
Have a fit Have a game
Have a glass of wine Have a go
Have a goal Have a good time
Have a nice day! Have a great weekend
Have a haircut Have a hard time
Have a headache Have a holiday
Have a jacuzzi Have a jog
Have a laugh Have a lecture
Have a lesson Have a lie down
Have a limp Have a lisp
Have a listen Have a look
Have a massage Have a meal
Have a meeting Have a moment
Have a nap Have a night mare
Have a party Have a passion for
Have a plan Have a problem
Have a quarrel Have a relationship
Have a rest Have a ride
Have a right Have a run
Have a safe journey Have a salad
Have a sandwich Have a scrub
Have a shave Have a shower
Have a smell Have a snack
Have a snooze Have a stretch
Have a stroke Have a swim
Have a talk Have a taste
Have a temperature Have a think
Have a touch Have a try
Have a walk Have a wash
Have a wish Have a word
Have a workout Have access (to)
Have an accident Have an appointment with
Have an argument Have an effect (on)
Have an energy bar Have an event
Have an exam Have an excuse
Have an experience Have an ice-cream
Have an idea Have an interview
Have an opportunity Have breakfast
Have difficulty Have faith
Have food Have fun/a good time
Have no education Have no fear
Have patience Have a rest
Have room Have self-esteem
Have sex Have skills
Have some sugar Have something to eat
Have soul Have success
Have sympathy Have the chance (to)
Have time Have trouble
Have work


Examples of Collocations with the verb HAVE

Have a bath

  • I can’t remember the last time I had a bath.

Have a break

  • Let’s have a break when you finish this exercise

Have a chat

  • I’ll have a chat to John about it.

Have a coffee

  • Would you like to have a cup of coffee?

Have a conversation

  • Can we have a conversation before we make any decision?

Have a dance

  • Let’s have a dance together.

Have a day off

  • I have a day off to take care of my grandmother.

Have a decision

  • We have a decision and a resolution.

Have a dispute

  • I have a dispute with anyone who would challenge us.

Have a dream

  • I had a dream that I won the lottery.

Have a drill

  • We have a drill. We’re going to drill.

Have a drink

  • Would you like to have a drink after work?

Have a fight

  • My best friend and I had a fight.

Have a game

  • He said we could have a game.

Have a haircut

  • She has a haircut.

Have a holiday

  • I want to have a holiday with my family.

Have a jog

  • You should have a jog in the evening.

Have a lecture

  • I will have a lecture tomorrow.

Have a lesson

  • I have a lesson in 15 minutes.

Have a lie down

  • I’ll go home and have a lie down instead.

Have a meal

  • Seldom, if ever, do I have a meal alone.

Have a nap

  • I was exhausted so I had a nap on the sofa.

Have a party

  • It’s your birthday nextweek, let’s have a party!

Have a problem

  • Our school is having financial problem.

Have a quarrel

  • Mrs. Ridgewell asked if they’d had a quarrel.

Have a rest

  • You look awful. Lie down and have a rest.

Have a run

  • You have a run in your stocking.

Have a scrub

  • If you don’t have a scrub, you can make your own.

Have a shave

  • I’ll just have a shave before we go.

Have a shower

  • I usually have two showers a day.

Have a snooze

  • I’m going to have a snooze after lunch.

Have a stretch

  • If your machine does not have a stretch stitch, use a zigzag stitch.

Have a sweet

  • He did not have a sweet.

Have a swim

  • This afternoon I have a swim meet.

Have a talk

  • We can have a talk about it some other time.

Have a think

  • He doesn’t eat meat, he’s avoiding cheese, he’ll have a think about wine.

Have a walk

  • We would often have a walk of an evening.

Have a wash

  • I need to have a wash before dinner.

Have an argument

  • I had an argument with my father.

Have fun

  • Did you have fun at the party.

Have lunch

  • I’m having lunch with Linda today.

Have sympathy

  • I really have sympathy for them.


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