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  1. beachboy's Avatar
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    #1

    to have

    Is it right/common in everyday English to use the verb to have in sentences like Ive a new car (the contraction) or Have you a plasma TV? ?


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    Re: to have

    Beachboy,
    Not in North America - but you should also consult a Brit.
    Last edited by gabber; 21-Jun-2009 at 16:44. Reason: capitalization

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    Re: to have

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    Is it right/common in everyday English to use the verb to have in sentences like Ive a new car (the contraction) or Have you a plasma TV? ?
    In British English, yes, it is possible to use have that way.

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