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Which is correct and why?
- Have you a book? OR
- Do you have a book?
 

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mahgoubkamel@yahoo.com said:
Which is correct and why?
- Have you a book? OR
- Do you have a book?

In my opinion, they are both correct. The second would be far more common in American English. I believe the first is common in British English.
 

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'Have you got a book?' would be more common in BE. The inverted form is heard less nowadays. ;-)
 
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