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Which is the correct way to tell someone that I have errands to run?

Are all of these fine to say in person and in an email?

I got some errands to run

or is it

I have errands to run


I need to run errands

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Yes, they are all fine in informal English. There are also many other ways to say that, too numerous to list here. – Robusto Aug 16 '12 at 14:27
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Either the second or third; the first would only be good grammar if you mean that you were given some errands to run. ("I got some errands to run when I checked in with the boss").

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Yes, otherwise it would be, "I've got some errands to run." – Jim Aug 16 '12 at 15:00

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