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  1. sara_pk
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    is it right

    How many pen have you? :?

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    Re: is it right

    Quote Originally Posted by sara_pk
    How many pen have you? :?
    How many pens do you have.

    We normally use do/does when forming questions of that type. :wink:

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    In British English, you can say 'How many pens have you got?'

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    In British English, you can say 'How many pens have you got?'
    Thank you

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    Re: is it right

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    Quote Originally Posted by sara_pk
    How many pen have you? :?
    How many pens do you have.

    We normally use do/does when forming questions of that type. :wink:
    Thank you vary much. :)

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    You're very welcome, Sara.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    In British English, you can say 'How many pens have you got?'
    You can say that in AE too.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    In British English, you can say 'How many pens have you got?'
    Good point. Thanks. :)

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    Re: is it right

    Quote Originally Posted by sara_pk
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by sara_pk
    How many pen have you? :?
    How many pens do you have.

    We normally use do/does when forming questions of that type. :wink:
    Thank you vary much. :)
    You're welcome, but I should have mentioned the other form as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    In British English, you can say 'How many pens have you got?'
    You can say that in AE too.

    :)
    Indeed you can. :wink:

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