HAVE + object + past participle

HAVE + object + past participle

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Point 30 in PASSIVES is defined as:

have + object + -ed to talk about something where the speaker is in a pro-active or a passive role.

We can follow the pattern in the examples in the EGP as:

_vh _a _n _vvn

When we look in iWeb corpus for this pattern, we realise most results do not match our definition.  They have been put to the right.  Some are idiomatic too.

1 HAVE THEIR WORK CUT 1600
2 HAS THE MEANING GIVEN 1564
3 HAVE YOUR HEART SET 1433


HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD

  Syria Direct
At home and abroad, LGBT Syrians fight to have their voices heard. Maher, a Syrian LGBT activist poses for a photo in Beirut.
05/10/2020

5 HAS HIS SIGHTS SET 867
6 HAS HIS WORK CUT 704
7 HAS A FEATURE CALLED 701

8 HAS THEIR GENDER REPORTED 694

9 HAVE THEIR PICTURE TAKEN 679

10 HAVE THE SKILLS NEEDED 627
11 HAVE MY FINGERS CROSSED 578
12 HAVE THEIR SIGHTS SET 565
13 HAD A SON NAMED 547
14 HAVE HIS WORK CUT 546

15 HAVE THEIR PHOTO TAKEN 541

16 HAD MY HEART SET 512

17 HAVE YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED 506
18 HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN 505
19 HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN 483

20 HAS ITS SIGHTS SET 475
21 HAS THE MEANING SET 472
22 HAVE YOUR WORK CUT 469
23 HAVE THE SKILL SET 453
24 HAVE A CONDITION CALLED 445
25 HAS HER SIGHTS SET 443
26 HAVE THE MEANINGS GIVEN 442
27 HAS THE TIME GONE 415

28 HAVE YOUR MIND BLOWN 402

29 HAS ITS WORK CUT 382
30 HAVE THE SKILLS REQUIRED 373
31 HAS THE MEANING ASSIGNED 357
32 HAD THEIR WORK CUT 344
33 HAS A PROGRAM CALLED 342
34 HAVE OUR WORK CUT 335

HAVE THE APP INSTALLED

36 HAVE THE MEANING GIVEN 325
37 HAS THE MEANING ASCRIBED 319
38 HAS THE SKILL SET 319

39 HAVE THEIR VOICE HEARD 307

40 HAD A DAUGHTER NAMED 297
41 HAVE A JOB LINED 287
42 HAVE A PROGRAM CALLED 286

43 HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD 281

44 HAD MY GALLBLADDER REMOVED 278

45 HAVE THE MEANINGS ASCRIBED 278
46 HAVE A FILE CALLED 276
47 HAS YOUR LIFE CHANGED 271
48 HAVE A QUESTION RELATED 261
49 HAS A WELL ESTABLISHED 259
50 HAS HIS EYES SET 253
51 HAD HIS WORK CUT 251
52 HAVE A FEATURE CALLED 250

53 HAVE THEIR QUESTIONS ANSWERED 249

54 HAVE THE TOOLS NEEDED 247

55 HAVE THEIR PICTURES TAKEN 246
56 HAVE A PHOTO TAKEN 245

57 HAVE A TRIP PLANNED 230

58 HAS A SON NAMED 226
59 HAVE THE INFORMATION NEEDED 223
60 HAVE A WELL DEFINED 222
61 HAS A YEAR LEFT 221
62 HAVE A LOT LEFT 219

63 HAVE THEIR PHOTOS TAKEN 217

64 HAVE A SON NAMED 216

65 HAD NO IDEA EXISTED 212

66 HAVE OUR FINGERS CROSSED 210
67 HAVE THE RESOURCES NEEDED 209
68 HAS HIS HEART SET 206
69 HAS A DAUGHTER NAMED 205

70 HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET 203
71 HAVE YOUR ORDER DELIVERED 202
72 HAVING THEIR PICTURE TAKEN 200

 

 

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