What is the Difference between HAVE and HAVE GOT?

by Honeyleth Castillo

What is the difference between HAVE and HAVE GOT?

Ola's answer:

HAVE and HAVE GOT basically have the same meaning.

HAVE is more usual to American English, and HAVE GOT is more usual to British English.

Examples with HAVE:

- I have three hats.
- She has a new bike.
- Do you have some sugar?

Examples with HAVE GOT:

- I have got three hats.
- She has got a new bike.
- Have you got some sugar?

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