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Where to use IS and HAS

To understand where to use “diabetic” and “diabetes”, you need to know a little bit about “nouns” and “pronouns.” We use “is” before adjective forms while “has” before noun forms.

Is

  • She is diabetic
  • He is hypertensive
  • They are anemic
  • Autistic
  • Bariatric
  • Degeneration

Has

  • She has diabetes
  • He has hypertension
  • They have anemia
  • Autism
  • Bariatric
  • Degenerative

Change to the noun forms:

  • Question of

    Depressive →

    • depressed
    • depression
  • Question of

    Disabling →

    • Disability
    • Disable
  • Question of

    Febrile →

    • Febry
    • Fever
    • Feverish
  • Question of

    Fungal →

    • Fungus
    • Fungi
    • Fungasal
  • Question of

    Infectious →

    • Infect
    • infecting
    • Infection
  • Question of

    Inflammatory →

    • Inflame
    • Inflammation
    • Inflamed
  • Question of

    Morbid →

    • Morbidness
    • Morbidity
  • Question of

    Mortal →

    • Mortality
    • Mortally
    • morality
  • Question of

    Nervous →

    • Nerve
    • Nervousness
  • Question of

    Parasitic →

    • Parasite
    • Parasition
    • Parasiteness
  • Question of

    Pathological →

    • Pathologically
    • Pathology
  • Question of

    Perforated →

    • Perforation
    • Perforated
    • Perfore
  • Question of

    Psychiatric →

    • Psychiatrist
    • Psychiatry
  • Question of

    Quiescent →

    • Quiescention
    • Quiescence
  • Question of

    Traumatic →

    • traumatism
    • trauma
  • Question of

    Virulent →

    • virulence
    • virulenced

Written by Biju John

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