Have got – form
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Have got (British English) = have (American English)
The verb have got is a common form used in the UK, mainly when people are speaking. In the US, people use the verb have.
- I‘ve got a car. = I have a car.
- I haven’t got a car. = I don’t have a car.
- Have you got a car? = Do you have a car?
Be careful with this common mistake!
The verb have got only has a present form (NOT past).
- I had a car. (NOT
- I didn’t have a car. (NOT
- Did you have car? (NOT
Had you got)
Have got – use
- She‘s got a nice apartment.
- Have you got a computer?
- I haven’t got any brothers or sisters.
- I‘ve got a headache.
- She‘s got a cold.
- He‘s got brown hair and a long nose.
- They‘ve got blue eyes.