Verbs are important, but some are more important than others and the irregular verb a avea is right up there in levels of importance. It is constantly used and is also required when talking about the past tense of what you did yesterday etc. This is because the past tense is constructed using a avea and the past participle.
The present tense of the irregular Romanian verb 'a avea'.
|you (plural) have||aveți|
A few example sentences using a avea using the present and past tenses.
|I don't have a bike||Nu am bicicletă|
|Do you have children?||Tu ai copii?|
|I have two children||Eu am doi copii|
|They have two children||Ei au doi copii|
|Have you been to England||Ai fost în Anglia?|
|I went to France three years ago||Am fost în Franța în urmă cu trei ani|
|I have travelled a lot||Am călătorit foarte mult|