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    Default Have, have got, got, expressing possession

    Hi!
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    What's the difference between I've got, I got and I have, expressing possession.

    I'm interested in both American and British usage.

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    Default Re: Have, have got, got, expressing possession

    In BrE:
    I've got- possession
    I have- action (bath/dinner) or possession
    I got- past of 'get'

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    Default Re: Have, have got, got, expressing possession

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In BrE:
    I've got- possession
    I have- action (bath/dinner) or possession
    I got- past of 'get'
    Thanx Tdol!

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