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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    "Have we got any milk?"

    Have we got any milk?
    "Yes, Ive been to the shop yesterday"

    could someone please tell me where exactly the mistakes are and why?

    thankyou

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    #2

    Re: "Have we got any milk?"

    Well Benjic, since you are English I'd be delighted if you would tell us what you feel the mistakes are, not necessarily exactly.

    I don't think we are big on exactly on this site. We are much more descriptive than prescriptive. In other words, we try to describe English "as she is spoke" rather than laying down rules unnecessarily.

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    #3

    Re: "Have we got any milk?"

    Good answer, probus.

    Rover

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