Exercise 2

Thransform these sentences using the verb have got like in the example below. Use short forms when possible: ‘ve got, ‘s got, haven’t got, hasn’t got.

 
EXAMPLE: They have a yacht ⇒ They ‘ve got a yacht.

1I have a new computer. ⇒ I a new computer.

2Do you have a new profile photo? ⇒ a new profile photo?

3She has blonde hair and blue eyes. ⇒ She blonde hair and blue eyes.

4I don't have a Twitter account. ⇒ I a Twitter account.

5She doesn't have any money. ⇒ She any money.

6A: Do you have a laptop? B: Yes, I do. ⇒ A: Have you got a laptop? B: Yes, I .

7They have a lot of Youtube fans. ⇒ They a lot of Youtube fans.

8He doesn't have any interest in science. ⇒ He any interest in science.

9Does she have a sister? ⇒ a sister?

10I have a terrible headache. ⇒ I a terrible headache.


 

 

have got – form

 
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have got (British English) = have (American English)

 

  • 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 had got)
  • I didn’t have a car. (NOT hadn’t got)
  • Did you have car? (NOT Had you got)

 

have got – use

 

Possession, family

 

  • She‘s got a nice apartment.
  • Have you got a computer?
  • I haven’t got any brothers or sisters.

 

Ilnesses

 

  • I‘ve got a headache.
  • She‘s got a cold.

 

Physical descriptions

 

  • He‘s got brown hair and a long nose.
  • They‘ve got blue eyes.