Definitions starting with H

ID #2017

have

v. 1. [Pan-Creole (Bickerton 1981:66); cf. Trin. it have there is (Ottley 45); cf. Brazilian Port. tinha (lit, it had) 'there was' vs. Port. havia idem, and Haitian genyen to have; there is HCEFD; cf. also colloq. you have idem] there is (are, was, were): 1966 Have butter in barrel (Crowley 58). cf. GOT 2 (Black)

2. [W Car.; cf. Sp. tener to have, to be (an *age)] to be (an age): He have ten years (San Sal.). cf. GOT 3 (Black)

3. [W Car.; cf. Sp. teller to have; to be (a certain height, etc.)) to be (a certain length, etc.): It don't have six yard (Nassau).

have a girlfriend on your wife phr. (of men) to commit adultery. (Black)

have feeling for (doing something) (Black); have a feeling to (do something) (Eleu.) [ Krio idem (Hancock p.c.); cf. FEEL FOR DOING, FEEL TO DO idem ] phr. to feel inclined to do something.

Tags: idiom, phrase, sexuality, verb

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Last update: 2010-10-02 01:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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