have and have got in a question

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nizarm3allem

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arabic
Hi all,
Which question is the correct one among the following:
* Do you have a car?
* Have you got a car?

And if the both are correct, is there any differences between the both?? for example the first shows that you still have a car and the second shows that you have a car before (in the past).
Thanks for your help.
 
  • Llohr

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    English - American Midwest
    Both are correct, and the former is more idiomatic of American English. In my experience, "have got" appears more frequently in British English (here in the Midwestern US, I rarely ever hear it), but it would be up to someone from that side of the pond to verify that.
     
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