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What is a contraction in English Grammar?

Contractions” can refer to various kinds of “shortenings words“, either in spoken language or in writing Practice. Written contractions in English typically contain an apostrophe in between (although spellings like gonna and wanna might also be categorized as contractions).

Contraction Grammar List and Examples!

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Contraction to the verb “To be”

Words Contraction
I am I’m
You are You’re
He is He’s
She is She’s
It is It’s
We are We ‘re
They are They’re
That is That’s
These are These’re
There are There’re
Who is Who’s
What is What’s
Where is Where’s
When is When’s
Why is Why’s
How are How’re

 

CONTRACTIONS WITH ‘WOULD’

Words Contraction
I would I’d
You would You’d
He would He’d
She would She’d
It would It’d
We would We‘d
They would They’d
That would That’d
These would These’d
There would There’d
Who would Who’d
What would What’d
Where would Where’d
When would When’d
Why would Why’d
How would How’d

 

CONTRACTIONS WITH ‘HAD’

Words Contraction
I had I’d
You had You’d
He had He’d
She had She’d
It had It’d
We had We ‘d
They had They’d
That had That’d
These had These’d
There had There’d
Who had Who’d
What had What’d
Where had Where’d
When had When’d
Why had Why’d
How had How’d

 

CONTRACTION WITH ‘NOT’

Words Contraction
Is not Isn’t
Are not Aren’t
Was not Wasn’t
Were not Weren’t
Must not Mustn’t
Will not Won’t
Would not Wouldn’t
Does not Doesn’t
Do not Don’t
Did not Didn’t
Can not Can’t
Could not Couldn’t
Shall not Shan’t
Should not Shouldn’t

 

CONTRACTION WITH HAS/HAVE

Words Contraction
I have I’ve
We have We’ve
You have You’ve
He has He’s
She has She’s
It has It’s
They have They’ve

 

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