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    I have ** on the TOEFL test.

    When you tell your TOEFL score to someone, is the following sentence correct?
    I'm not sure if I can use "have" here. (This is not about me. I've never taken the TOEFL.)

    I have 90 on the TOEFL iBT.

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    Re: I have ** on the TOEFL test.

    How about I got 90?

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    Re: I have ** on the TOEFL test.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    How about I got 90?
    Is it more natural to use the past tense?
    I wanted to use the present tense ("have" or other verbs) if it's not incorrect, because I want to list certificates that I have (or someone has), like "I have various certificate. For example, I have a teaching certificate. I also have 110 on the TOEFL iBT." I'm not talking about the fact that I got the score, and I'm talking about the current situation, what I currently have. But if it's unnatural to say "I have...", it's okay.

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    Re: I have ** on the TOEFL test.

    Yes, I think it is more natural in the past tense. But if it is for something formal, I would probably use "scored" rather than "got".

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