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Sentence from a movie:

I got houses in 10 different countries. Or

I've got houses in 10 different countries.

What's the difference between using I got and I've got?

And

You have got to be kidding me! And

You have to be kidding me! And

You gotta be kidding me!

What's the difference between the three and what changes if you use the present perfect tense?

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PreciousJonesI got houses in 10 different countries. Or

I've got houses in 10 different countries.

What's the difference between using I got and I've got?
In less careful speech, the [v] sound is missing. The difference, then, is in how careful the speaker is about pronouncing.
PreciousJonesYou have got to be kidding me! And

You have to be kidding me! And

You gotta be kidding me!
All mean the same thing. In the last one, the [v] is again dropped, indicating less careful speech.

See Game.

CJ
CalifJim
PreciousJonesI got houses in 10 different countries. OrI've got houses in 10 different countries.What's the difference between using I got and I've got?
In less careful speech, the [v] sound is missing. The difference, then, is in how careful the speaker is about pronouncing.
PreciousJonesYou have got to be kidding me! AndYou have to be kidding me! AndYou gotta be kidding me!
All mean the same thing. In the last one, the [v] is again dropped, indicating less careful speech.See Re: Game.CJ
Hey Jim,

But I was reading the subtitles and they're all gots and not I've gots. Could it be the latest trend?
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PreciousJonesCould it be the latest trend?
No. This reduced form has been in existence for at least 100 years! The people who write the subtitles do not usually correct grammar. They just write what is said in the movie, right or wrong.

CJ
Hi Jim,

So is using:

I got six kids, I got a lot of shoes, etc... incorrect in speech and writing?
PreciousJonesHi Jim,So is using:I got six kids, I got a lot of shoes, etc... incorrect in speech and writing?
Yes. It is certainly incorrect in writing.

In speech, however, we normally listen to the way others around us speak. Then we try to speak as they do. My guess is that if you talk to educated people, you will hear them say "I've got" when they mean "I've got". If you talk to less educated people, you will hear them say "I got" when they mean "I've got".

Even so, you'll note that very educated people may drop the [v] in very casual conversations.

Practice your English the more educated way, with "I've got". Then you can always easily drop the [v] sound if you find yourself in conversation with those who drop it.

CJ
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I've got == I have got

However, "got" in this sentence is usually informal

better, more precise, and no ambiguity

Just say "I have"

As in "I have six children." "I have a cold."

etc.
"You must be kidding me" is probably the best choice of a literate. Emotion: smile