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I understand that "I've gotta ~" and "I gotta ~" both mean "I have got to ~," and both are quite common in colloquial terms.

Now my question is, which one of them is actually more frequently used in your everyday conversation? Which one do you use?

Similarly, for "I have got (I have) ~", is it "I've got ~" or " I got ~" that is more commonly and frequently used again in everyday conversation?

Hope you can help me with this, thank you.
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I think have got is British and got / have alone is American.

I use the later because I learned American English.
AnonymousI understand that "I've gotta ~" and "I gotta ~" both mean "I have got to ~," and both are quite common in colloquial terms.

Now my question is, which one of them is actually more frequently used in your everyday conversation? Which one do you use?

Similarly, for "I have got (I have) ~", is it "I've got ~" or " I got ~" that is more commonly and frequently used again in everyday conversation?

As a learner of English, you should stick to "I've got" and "I've got to". As for whether "I've gotta" or "I gotta" is more often used in casual speech, I couldn't possibly guess. These are in free variation. Often the speaker believes he is saying "I've gotta", but he is speaking fast, so only "I gotta" is heard. Listen to a native speaker you would like to speak like and imitate his or her way of saying these things.

CJ
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Thank you. CJ
So What you're saying is that it really doesn't matter which one to use? "I've gotta ~" or I gotta" , they're just the matter of speed of speech?
As a learner of English, this is very interesting because I always thought that there was a some kind of preference to it.
Thank you. I guess I'm also learning American English.
AnonymousWhat you're saying is that it really doesn't matter which one to use?
That's right. Both are in the category of casual speech, and it doesn't matter which you use. You can use one of them in the morning and the other in the afternoon! Mix them up however you like!

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got it! Thank you.