Exercise 1

Choose the correct verb forms of to complete the sentences below.

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1 _____ a pen?

a.
b.
c.

2 They _____ any children.

a.
b.
c.

3 A: 'Have you got a car?' B: 'Yes, I _____.'

a.
b.
c.

4 When we were kids, we _____ many toys.

a.
b.
c.

5 He ____ a very nice family.

a.
b.
c.

 

 

have got – form

 
have got
 

have got (British English) = have (American English)

 

  • I‘ve got a car. = I have a car.
  • I haven’t got a car. = I don’t have a car.
  • Have you got a car? = Do you have a car?

 

Be careful with this common mistake!

 
The verb have got only has a present form (NOT past).

  • I had a car. (NOT had got)
  • I didn’t have a car. (NOT hadn’t got)
  • Did you have car? (NOT Had you got)

 

have got – use

 

Possession, family

 

  • She‘s got a a nice apartment.
  • Have you got a computer?
  • I haven’t got any brothers or sisters.

 

Ilnesses

 

  • I‘ve got a headache.
  • She‘s got a cold.

 

Physical descriptions

 

  • He‘s got brown hair and a long nose.
  • They‘ve got blue eyes.

 


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