'to have' meaning 'to take'

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'To have' meaning 'to take'

To have sometimes has the same meaning as the verbs to take, to eat or to drink:
The children are having a bath. The children are taking a bath.
I'll have a pineapple juice. I will drink a pineapple juice.
Have a seat, we're going to have breakfast soon. Sit down, we're going to eat breakfast soon.
He doesn't have lunch at the office. He doesn't eat lunch at the office.

Other meanings:
Did you have a good time? Did you enjoy yourself?


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