had

had
verb /hæd/
a) Used to form the pluperfect tense, expressing a completed action in the past (+ past participle).

About thirty years ago, Miss Maria Ward of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram, of Mansfield Park, in the county of Northampton [...].

b) As past subjunctive: ‘would have’.

Cooper seems an odd choice, but imagine if they had taken MTVs advice and chosen Robert Pattinson?

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  • Had — (h[a^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Have}. [OE. had, hafde, hefde, AS. h[ae]fde.] See {Have}. [1913 Webster] {Had as lief}, {Had rather}, {Had better}, {Had as soon}, etc., with a nominative and followed by the infinitive without to, are well established… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • had — [hæd] adjective be had informal to be tricked: • Skilled counterfeiting led stores to sell goods they thought were the real thing, only to find they d been had. * * * had UK US /hæd/ adjective INFORMAL ● be had Cf …   Financial and business terms

  • hâd — HÂD, HÂDĂ, hâzi, hâde, adj. Foarte urât, slut. – cf. ucr. h y d. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  HÂD adj. v. urât. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  hâd adj …   Dicționar Român

  • Had — can have more than one meaning:* Had (linguistics), the present tense of are * Had, an alternative for Hadit, the Thelemic version of an Egyptian god * Had, an alternative for Tag (game), used primarily in London * Abbreviation for Hole… …   Wikipedia

  • HAD — fue un cohete sonda australiano de dos etapas basado en los motores Gosling y LAPStar británicos. Se lanzaron 66 HAD en total, entre el 24 de abril de 1961 y el 1 de noviembre de 1966, básicamente en misiones de aeronomía. Especificaciones Apogeo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Had — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Marián Had (* 1982), slowakischer Fußballspieler HaD ist die Abkürzung für eine Periode der Hallstattzeit Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hȃd — m 1. {{001f}}mit. a. {{001f}}grčki bog podzemnog svijeta b. {{001f}}podzemni svijet koji omeđuje pet rijeka i kamo odlaze duše (sjene) umrlih nakon što im bog Had izrekne presudu 2. {{001f}}bibl. opći grob čovječanstva; šeol 3. {{001f}}pren.… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • had — (v.) past tense and pp. of HAVE (Cf. have) (q.v.). You never had it so good (1946) was said to be the stock answer to any complaints about U.S. Army life …   Etymology dictionary

  • Had — (Ras el H), Vorgebirg im Reiche Oman, an der Südostspitze von Arabien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • had — /had/, v. pt. and pp. of have. * * * …   Universalium

  • had — [d, əd, həd strong hæd] the past tense and past participle of ↑have …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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