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Anna Grammar Worksheet - Have and have got

An Elementary Grammar Worksheet from Anna Grammar

I have a new mobile phone.
I have got a new mobile phone.

In these sentences, have and have got tell us that something is mine.  It belongs to me.
(When we are talking informally, we often use have got.)

Present Simple Tense
I have/have got a new phone.

You have/have got a new phone.
He has/has got a new phone.
We have/have got new phones.
They have/have got new phones.

Questions and Negatives
Do you have any stamps?
Have you got any stamps?
I haven't got any stamps.
I don't have any stamps.

Do you have any stamps?
Yes, I have. / No, I haven't.
Have you got any stamps?
Yes, I have. / No, I haven't.


Examples of have / have got

We use have and have got when we talk about sickness.

I have / I've got the flu.
I have / I've got a cold.

We use have and have got when we talk about our relationships with other people.

We have / We've got four children.

We also use have and have got when we talk about what we look like.

I have / I've got brown eyes.
My grandmother has got brown eyes and gray hair.

Look at other examples for have and have got.

I have / I've got a great job. I love it.
I have / I've got lots of homework.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Exercise 1:
Answer these questions. Use have got in your answers. Answer in complete sentences.
1. Have you got black hair? ________________________________
2. Have you got blue eyes? ________________________________
3. Have you got any brothers or sisters? ________________________________
4. Have you got a mobile phone? ________________________________
5. Has your teacher got a dictionary? ________________________________


Actions
We also use have to talk about things we do.

I have breakfast. = I eat breakfast.
I have a cup of coffee at seven o'clock. = I drink my coffee.
I have a shower. = I wash in the shower.

We do not use have got to talk about things we do.

I have got a bath. = I have a bathtub.

  My little brother has a bath every night. Not My little brother has got a bath every night.

Exercise 2:
Are these sentences right or wrong? Correct them if they are wrong.
a. I have got a swim every day. ________________________________
b. I have got a cup of coffee in the morning. ________________________________
c. I have got a headache and I feel sick. ________________________________
d. I have got a chocolate cake. Do you want some? ________________________________
e. I have got a new car. ________________________________



Answer Key:
Exercise 2:
a. wrong, I have a swim every day. b. wrong, I have a cup of coffee in the morning. c. correct, d. correct, e. correct

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