Have and have got в английском языке
, but we also use have
for other things (for example, family relationships):
- We have a new car.
- I have a brother and two sisters.
- Tom has a headache/a cold/the flu/etc.
- When she was a child, she had long blonde hair.
In questions use do/does/did
- How many brothers and sisters do you have?
- Does Aim have a car?
- Did you have a car when you lived in California? (not had you a car)
In negative sentences use don't/doesn't/didn't
Have got/has got
- I don't have any money.
- Aim doesn't have any brothers or sisters.
- I wanted to call you, but I didn't have your number. (not I hadn't your number)
- He didn't have a watch, so he didn't know what time it was.
You can use have got/has got
rather than have/has
- We've got a new car. ( = We have a new car.)
- Tom has got a headache. ( = Tom has a headache.)
The question and negative forms are:
- Have you got a headache? ( = do you have)
- Has she got any brothers or sisters? ( = does she have)
- I haven't got any money. ( = I don't have)
- Ann hasn't got a car. (= Ann doesn't have)
But don't use got
for the past
- When she was a child, she had long blonde hair. (not she had got)
We also use have
for a number of actions (especially eating and drinking):
breakfast/lunch/dinner/a meal/a cup of coffee/a cigarette/etc.
a good time/a nice day/etc. have
a party ( = give a party)
a look (at something) have
a baby ( = give birth to a baby)
use have got
in these expressions.)
- I always have a big breakfast in the morning. (not have got)
- Did you have a good time last night?
- We're having a party on Saturday. Would you like to come?
- What time does Ann usually have lunch?