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    Are the following sentences correct?

    A: I haven't change.

    B: I don't have either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    Are the following sentences correct?

    A: I haven't changed.

    B: I don't have either.
    Now both are correct.

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    Default Re: Sentence correction

    Quote Originally Posted by sarat_106 View Post
    Now both are correct.
    I am so sorry. I meant smaller units of money given in exchange for larger units of the same amount .

    A says " I haven't change". ( What I think she should have said I dont have change of Rs 100)

    In reply B says " I don't have change either." ( change means the change of Rs100)

    Now in this context what do you say; Can we say I havent change?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    I am so sorry. I meant smaller units of money given in exchange for larger units of the same amount .

    A says " I haven't change". ( What I think she should have said I dont have change of Rs 100)

    In reply B says " I don't have change either." ( change means the change of Rs100)

    Now in this context what do you say; Can we say I havent change?
    I thougt about that also in which case 'not' is incorrect, since after that you must have an action verb. If it denotes possession (a noun - change), you can say, I have no change
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    Default Re: Sentence correction

    Quote Originally Posted by sarat_106 View Post
    I thougt about that also in which case 'not' is incorrect, since after that you must have an action verb. If it denotes possession (a noun - change), you can say, I have no change

    So, I have no change is correct and I do not have change is incorrect?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    So, I have no change is correct Here 'no' is an adjctive modifying the noun change and I do not have change is incorrect? is also correct as it is expressed nagatively. Meaning of both is the same
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