[Grammar] I have owned/gotten my laptop for 10 years.

newkeenlearner

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I want to say “I have my laptop for 10 years”.
What is an appropriate sentence?
I have owned/gotten my laptop for 10 years.
 

Roman55

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Of the available choices, you should use owned.

I would say, 'I've had my laptop for ten years.'
 

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I would say 'I have used my laptop for ten years' unless it has been left unused.
 

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I would say 'I have used my laptop for ten years' unless it has been left unused.

If someone said to me "I've had my laptop for ten years", I would assume they had been using it for all/some of those ten years. If it had been left unused, I would expect them to make that clear by saying something like "I've had my laptop for ten years but I've never used it!"
 
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