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    #1

    had an or got in an?

    when do you use the following:
    1) i had an accident.
    2) i got in an accident.
    thank you.

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    #2

    Re: had an or got in an?

    "I had an accident" and "I was involved in an accident" are correct. Always capitalise the personal pronoun "I".
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    #3

    Re: had an or got in an?

    Quote Originally Posted by maria cherry View Post
    When do you use the following?

    1) I had an accident.
    2) I got in an accident.

    Thank you.
    As well as capitalising "I" every time you write it, you must also capitalise the first word of every sentence.

    BrE speakers would use "I was in an accident", "I was involved in an accident" or "I had an accident". We don't really use "I got in an accident". I don't know if speakers of other English variants use it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: had an or got in an?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    We don't really use "I got in an accident". I don't know if speakers of other English variants use it.
    It's common in AmE.
    I am not a teacher.

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