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aysaa

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Hello,

I got my daughter educated in best schools.
I had my daughter educated in best schools.

I would like to ask if there is any difference between using 'get' and 'have' in these sententes.

Thanks.
 

bhaisahab

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Hello,

I got my daughter educated in the best schools.
I had my daughter educated in the best schools.

I would like to ask if there is any difference between using 'get' and 'have' in these sententes.

Thanks.

There is no difference in meaning.
 

billmcd

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Hello,

I got my daughter educated in best schools.
I had my daughter educated in best schools.

I would like to ask if there is any difference between using 'get' and 'have' in these sententes.

Thanks.

In that example, I think you would hear "had" more often in AmE and regardless of correctness, it would seem more proper.
 

Rover_KE

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'Got' is a greatly overused word. I advise you to take every possible opportunity to use an alternative.

I agree with Bill — 'had' is more elegant in this sentence.

Rover
 

bhaisahab

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'Got' is a greatly overused word. I advise you to take every possible opportunity to use an alternative.

I agree with Bill — 'had' is more elegant in this sentence.

Rover

I agree. I would use "had".
 
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