Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Had"

The meaning of "Had" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Had one over the eight ne anlama geliyor?
A: Yes, it makes sense, but it doesn't sound natural. You can say:

Don’t give him more beer because he's already one over the eight.
Q: "Had better" ne anlama geliyor?
A: Depends on the context.

1. Something is not good
A: "How's your dinner?"
B: "I've had better." (It's not very good)

2. Same as "should," but more like a warning.
"You had better go home." (You should go home)
"You'd better get out of here right now."
Q: Had to do ne anlama geliyor?
A: 第一个had to do,跟...有关
第二个had to do,一定,非要,非得是
Q: Had to ne anlama geliyor?
A: @Sting_moonorbiter I'm glad you figured it out quicker than I could reply. Happy to help :]
Q: Had she just said that out loud? ne anlama geliyor?
A: interesting, yeah I think “you’re gorgeous” is Anna’s line.

Example sentences using "Had"

Q: Had ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: My mother had a baby before me, but he passed.

I didn't know you had a sister.

She wouldn’t have had to give up her electronics if she behaved herself.

I had many stuffed animals as a baby.
Q: "Had been / Has been" ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "i had been telling her this for years"
"he has been there already"
Q: Had had ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: He was tired and wanted to sleep. He had had a very long and tiring day.

I was relaxing because the day before I had had two tests.

I had had so much fun at the party that I decided to throw another one!

Most of the time if you just say "had" people will still understand
Q: Had we not better〜? ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: 難しですよ。
”had we not better~" が口語ではありません。
すみません、私の日本語はあまり上手ではありません。)
We don't say this.

You might see this phrase in old poetry.
古い韻文であります。(?)
Q: Had had ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I had had that painting for years but someone stole it

Synonyms of "Had" and their differences

Q: If I had… ve Had I… arasındaki fark nedir?
A: All the modal verbs can be inverted.
Commonly inverted:
Can, Could
Shall, Should
Will, Would

Now a little old-fashioned:
Ought
Must
Need
May, Might
Q: "Had been" ve "Have been" arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Generally, ‘Had been’ is past tense, while ‘have been’ is ongoing.
“She had been working at the company for three years, before it went out of business.”
“I have been working at this company for three years, but i’m worried it will soon go out of business.”
Q: Had seen ve have seen arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Had seen" is when it happened before something else. "Have seen" – general experience.
I have seen this movie (in general).
I had seen this movie before he invited me to the cinema (first I saw it, then he invited me).
Q: Had been happened ve Had happened arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Had been
or
Had happened

but not both.

Those are both examples of the Past Perfect tense. You can have the Past Perfect Continuous but that looks like this:

had been happening
Q: Had you better not go now? ve Hadn't you better go now ? arasındaki fark nedir?
A: @haha860036: The meaning of the second sentence is more clear.

Translations of "Had"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? Had i been there, you would have met me
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Had you been there?
A: Have you been there = has estado ahí
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Had
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Had
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Other questions about "Had"

Q: 'If i Had not friends I would not meet anybody' . Is this sentence correct? I wanted to use 2nd conditional.
A: If it were not for my friends, I would not meet anybody.
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret Had
heard .
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Q: Had we better wait here until he comes ? bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: “Should we wait here until he comes?”
Or
“We better wait here until he comes.”

Both of those sentences would sound more natural. If you are asking someone if you should wait, the first sentence would work. If you’re telling someone you should wait, the second would work better. Hope that helps!
Q: Had he known better what he was going to undergo, he wouldn't have accepted. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: perfect
Q: Had you been here? bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Have you been there?

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