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Pronunciation: /hæv/

Translation of have in Italian:

vt (3 sg pres tense has pt/pp, had)

  • avere; fare [breakfast, bath, walk etc] have a drink bere qualcosa have lunch/dinner pranzare/cenare have a rest riposarsi I had my hair cut mi sono tagliata i capelli we had the flat painted abbiamo fatto tinteggiare la casa I had it made l'ho fatto fare have to do something dover fare qualcosa have him telephone me tomorrow digli di telefonarmi domani he has or he's got two houses ha due case you've got the money, haven't you? hai i soldi, no?

v aux

  • avere; ([ with verbs of motion & some others ]) essere I have seen him l'ho visto he has never been there non ci è mai stato


  • the haves and the have-nots i ricchi e i poveri

Phrasal verbs

have in

vt avere in casa/ufficio etc [builders etc]

have off

vt [infml] he's having it off with his secretary si fa la segretaria

have on

vt (be wearing) portare; (dupe) prendere in giro I've got something on tonight ho un impegno stasera you're having me on! tu mi stai prendendo in giro!

have out

vt have it out with somebody chiarire le cose con qualcuno have a tooth out farsi togliere un dente

Definition of have in:

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