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    Using 'have got' in formal writings?

    Hello,

    Is it possible to use 'have got' instead of 'have' in formal writing?

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    Re: Using 'have got' in formal writings?

    Welcome to the forum, Hamed.

    Please give us a complete sentence to consider.

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    Re: Using 'have got' in formal writings?

    Sorry, my English is poor. It is a general question.

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    Re: Using 'have got' in formal writings?

    I am not a teacher.

    In BrE, the 'got' in 'have got', when used to mean 'have', is tautologous and should not be used in formal writing. You hear and read it all the time in less formal situations.

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