0

I have a question.

"I made a list. Let's take a look."
or

"I made a list. Let's have a look."

Which way is correct ? What's the difference between these sentences ?

2 Answers 2

1

'Take' is typical of American English, and 'have' is typical of British English, if I'm not mistaken. Here's a reference to a similar discussion on here.

1
  • Welcome to EL&U! Can you provide some references to back-up your answer? See How to Answer for more. Commented Sep 24, 2016 at 18:16
0

There's no semantic difference between the phrases "to have a look" and "to take a look". However, in BrE, you usually say:

I've made a list. Let's have a look (at it).

In AmE, you usually say:

I made/have made a list. Let's take a look (at it).

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .