have got

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Definition of have got

: have used in present tense situations usually in informal writing and in ordinary speech.I sent the package to him yesterday. I hope he has got it.It's getting late. We've got to go.

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“Have got.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20got. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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