November 4

Contractions

Contractions are when a letter or letters are replaced with an apostrophe. One example is can’t (can not). In this example the apostrophe replaces the n and the o in not, making it can’t

some more examples are
I I’m smart
I am I’ll go know
I will I’d go if I could
I would I’ve got stuff to do
I have I’d go but …
I had I’d
you you’re not going anywhere
you are you’ll never be able to do it
you will you’d like it, wouldn’t you?
you would you’ve got homework to do
you have you’d think so but no
you had you’d be surprised
he he’s not going
he is he’ll have been in my room
he will he’d been on the phone to get the chance to win
he would he’s a great person
he has he’d been in my way before
he had he’d
she she’s
she is she’ll
she will she’d
she would she’s
she has she’d
she had
it it’s (or ’tis)
it is it’ll
it will it’d
it would it’s
it has it’d
it had
we we’re
we are we’ll
we will we’d
we would we’ve
we have we’d
we had
they they’re
they are they’ll
they will they’d
they would they’ve
they have they’d
they had
that that’s
that is that’ll
that will that’d
that would that’s
that has that’d
that had
who who’s
who is who’ll
who will who’d
who would who’s
who has who’d
who had
what what’s/what’re
what is/what are what’ll
what will what’d
what would what’s
what has what’d
what had
where where’s
where is where’ll
where will where’d
where would where’s
where has where’d
where had
when when’s
when is when’ll
when will when’d
when would when’s
when has when’d
when had
why why’s
why is why’ll
why will why’d
why would why’s
why has why’d
why had
how how’s
how is how’ll
how will how’d
how would

References: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/grammar/contractions/


Posted November 4, 2015 by deatro15 in category Uncategorized

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