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he have a point

Is this correct usage? Or should I use this:

"he has a point"

Which is correct?

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Context? "He have a point" is wrong, but "Does he have a point?" is correct. –  Peter Shor Jul 13 '13 at 19:39
I think this is Off Topic General Reference for ELU, but it would have been okay on English Language Learners –  FumbleFingers Jul 13 '13 at 19:40

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He has a point. In theory "he have" is wrong, because the conjugation of the verb "to have" in the present tense is as follows:

I have a point.
You have a point.
He/she/it has a point.
We have a point.
You have a point. (Plural)
They have a point.
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Does he have a point? –  Peter Shor Jul 13 '13 at 19:38
This is another story :) haha. In this case you're conjugating the "to do" verb, what makes the "to have" go in the infinitive. –  Ericson Willians Jul 13 '13 at 19:39
Is it mandatory that he have a point? –  tchrist Jul 13 '13 at 20:05

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