The verb haber in the present tense
- Haber (to have) in the present is mainly used with a past participle to form the pretérito perfecto (present perfect tense):
Hoy hemos ido al parque.
We have been to the park today.
- There is also an impersonal form: hay (there is, there are) which is used to say that something exists or is present:
En el hotel hay muchos gatos.
There are a lot of cats in the hotel.
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