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please, dear teachers and friends?
Is there any difference between these sentences?
This has gotta be the most vain thing in the world to be doing.
This is to be the most vain thing in the world to be doing.
EDITING: Please, is there a context in which there's no difference between "HAVE" and "HAVE GOT" ?
There is no difference between the meaning of "have/has" or "have/has got". We use "have/has got" more likely in speaking than writing (writting - Eng.)(American).
I have brown eyes.
I have got brown eyes.
He has a pencil.
He has got a pencil. (Unless you mean that he got it from someone).
Have they got any children?
Do they have any children?