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Have / Has got - to own, to possess




Positive sentences:

I have got a car.  (= I've got a car)

You have got a bicycle.  (= You've got a bike)

He has got a dog.  (= He's got a dog)

She has got a boyfriend.  (= She's got a boyfriend)

It has got green eyes.  (= It's got green eyes)

We have got a flat in London.   (= We've got a flat in London)

They have got a house in the country.   (= They've got a house in the country)


 

Negative sentences:

I haven't (have not) got a girlfriend.

You haven't (have not) got a blue car.

He hasn't (has not) got a dog.

She hasn't (has not) got a job.

It hasn't (has not) got sharp teeth.

We haven't (have not) got a flat in London.

They haven't (have not) got any pets.

Remember:

In the 3rd singular (he, she, it) we use 'has/hasn't' instead of 'have/haven't'!



Questions and answers:

Have you got a car?                  Yes, I have.

Have you got a motorbike?         No, I haven't (have not).

Has he got a brother?                 Yes, he has.

Has he got a wife?                    No, he hasn't (has not).

Has she got any pets?                Yes, she has.

Has she got a bicycle?              No, she hasn't (has not).

Has it got a radio?                    Yes, it has.

Has it got green eyes?               No, it hasn't (has not).

Have we got a time?                  Yes, we have.

Have we got money?                  No, we haven't (have not).

Have they got any children?            Yes, they have.

Have they got a house?                  No, they haven't (have not).


 

It is also possible to make questions as:

Do you have a car?     Yes, I do.

Do you have a wife?     No, I don't (do not).

Does he have a wife?     No, he doesn't.

Does she have a husband?     Yes, she does.

This is more common in American English.

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Have/has - a quick test

  • I......... a new bicycle.

    have got
    got
    has got
    has not

  • You ......... a dog.

    has
    has got
    have got
    got

  • He........ a small flat.

    have
    have got
    has got
    got

  • She ......... three cats.

    got
    has got
    have
    have got

  • We ......... a house in the country.

    have got
    got
    has got
    has

  • They .......... a nice car.

    has
    got
    has got
    have got

  • I .......... a car.

    have not
    not got
    haven't got
    hasn't got

  • You .......... a father.

    has not
    not got
    hasn't got
    haven't got

  • He ......... a brother.

    have not
    has not
    hasn't got
    got not

  • She .........ski.

    haven't got
    got not
    hasn't got
    has not

  • We ......... a book.

    have not
    haven't got
    has not
    hasn't got

  • They ..........tablets.

    have not
    haven't got
    has not
    hasn't got

  • .................. any brothers and sisters?

    Have you
    Have you got
    Has you
    Have got

  • ............. a wife?

    Has he
    Has got
    Has he got
    Got he

  • ........... a husband?

    Has she
    Has she got
    She got
    Got she

  • .......... time for lunch?

    Have got
    Have we
    Have we got
    Has we got

  • ............. any children?

    Has they got
    Have they got
    They've got
    Have they