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Joined: April 1, 2011
Comments posted: 1
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You are all pulling at hairs. The simple answer is that "I have" is more commonly used in written English and "I've got" is more commonly used in spoken English. Both are acceptable forms and there is no grammatical explanation for a preference in either usage. Get a grip all of you.
- EFL/TESL teacher with 20 years experience in 7 countries -
ps Jim Scrivener is my bitch rofl
April 1, 2011, 3:46pm
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