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    mortgage or house

    Dear teachers

    Please tell me whether the following two sentences have the same meaning, and if so which you prefer.

    I've bought a mortgage.
    I've bought a house.

    appreciate your cooperation.

    Best regards

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    Re: mortgage or house

    One buys a house and "gets" a mortgage.

    I have a house.

    I have a mortgage.

    I bought a house and got a big mortage (obligation)

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