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    got and do mixed together

    "I've got a new car. -You do?"

    Can we say " You've got a new car, don't you?"?

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    Can we mix do and "get+past participle"?

    "You got told they're coming over for diner, didn't you?''?

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "I've got a new car. -You do?" You have? in standard BrE.

    " You've got a new car, don't haven't you?"?


    "You got told they're coming over for dinner, didn't you?''? Fine. 'haven't' would be wrong here.
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    Re: got and do mixed together

    These are fine in my dialect:


    1. I've got a new car. -You do?
    2. You've got a new car, don't you?
    3. You got told they're coming over for dinner, didn't you?

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    These are fine in my dialect:I've got a new car. -You do?
    1. You've got a new car, don't you?
    2. You got told they're coming over for dinner, didn't you?
    Are they fine as they are, or just in the spoken form that omits 'have'? -

    You got a new car, don't you?


    If they are fine in the form with have, is this acceptable formal English in your dialect?

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Are they fine as they are,...
    They are fine as they are, with -'ve, not 'have'.

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    They are fine as they are, with -'ve, not 'have'.
    Surely -'ve is "have", abbreviated.

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Surely -'ve is "have", abbreviated.
    You would expect that, yes, but in this case, no. The contracted form (-'ve) behaves differently:

    1. You have got a new car, don't you?
    2. You've got a new car, don't you?
    3. You got a new car, don't you?

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    You would expect that, yes, but in this case, no. The contracted form (-'ve) behaves differently:

    1. You have got a new car, don't you?
    2. You've got a new car, don't you?
    3. You got a new car, don't you?
    OK, but that doesn't apply in my dialect. "You've got a new car, haven't you?" is correct in BrE, "You've got a new car, don't you?" would be considered incorrect.

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "You got told they're coming over for diner, didn't you?''?
    I can't imagine anyone saying this.
    "You've been told...haven't you?" or "You were told...weren't you" work better for me.

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    Re: got and do mixed together

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    I can't imagine anyone saying this.
    "You've been told...haven't you?" or "You were told...weren't you" work better for me.
    For me too, but I have heard 'you got told'.

    The 'get' passive seems to be more common with rather more energetic verbs (we got beaten last weak), but is possible with other verbs.

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