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"How many books has he?" Not accepted, yet this is one of several perfectly good british english. I've noticed that "do" is used in abundance, as in "How many books does he have?" which is 'correct' but is used excessively in american english. "Do" may be ok to use these days, but is not necessary at all. In american, they over-use "do" to an extreme level and and often non grammatically. "I do good recently" or They do sports", It does for me" and so on. My issue is that you would think the creators would know english well enough to include original (source) english variations. Its across all five of the courses I'm learning and actually creates more concentration on trying to find the 'correct' version of Duo english than the target language.
When we are talking about possession, relationships, illnesses and characteristics of people or things we can use either have or have got. The have got forms are more common in an informal style.
Have got has the same meaning as have and both are used as present tenses. Note that have got is NOT the present perfect of get.