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    "do you have", "have you got", or "have you"?

    Is "do you have" much less common in British English than in American English?

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    Re: "do you have", "have you got", or "have you"?

    Traditionally, 'do you have' was used in BE for actions, not possessions. However, that distinction is being eroded, so I'd say it's less common, but not as much as it used to be. I would still say 'have you got' for possessions, but many wouldn't.

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    Re: "do you have", "have you got", or "have you"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Traditionally, 'do you have' was used in BE for actions, not possessions.
    Could you please give an example of "Do you have + actions" ?
    thank you.

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