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    #1

    forget Vs. forgot. got Vs. gotten

    forget - forgot - forgot(ten)

    get - got - got(ten)


    1.I've forgot my passport.

    2.I've forgotten my passport.

    3.I've got the answer.

    4.I've gotten the answer.


    Is it correct that 2 and 4 are American and 1 and 3 are British English?
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    #2

    Re: forget Vs. forgot. got Vs. gotten

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    forget - forgot - forgot(ten)

    get - got - got(ten)


    1.I've forgot my passport.

    2.I've forgotten my passport.

    3.I've got the answer.

    4.I've gotten the answer.


    Is it correct that 2 and 4 are American and 1 and 3 are British English?
    No.

    The first 2 are both verbs of 'forget'.

    The last 2 are both verbs of 'get'.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    #3

    Re: forget Vs. forgot. got Vs. gotten

    #1 is incorrect.
    #2 and #3 are fine in BrE.
    #4 is used in AmE.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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