Questions tagged with contractions

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Is it okay to use "There're" as a contraction of "There are"?
Wikipedia says "There're" is colloquial . . . + Grammarly says "There're" is possibly confused . . .
there are contraction contractions 0 votes, asked Oct 02 by HD
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contraction of we should
Can we'd be the contraction for we should? I saw two online dictionaries stating that we'd can mean "we should".
contractions 0 votes, asked Sep 30 '15 by Hector Izaguirre
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Contractions as complete sentences
A co-worker is dating someone that learned English as a secondary language and when they text/email he sometimes replies with ...
contractions sentences +1 vote, asked Jun 09 '15 by Jesse Peden
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Use of contractions
Is this correct: Do you know what your doctor's really thinking?
apostrophe contractions possessive 0 votes, asked Oct 15 '14 by Phyllis Renfro
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use of contractions
Is this grammatically correct ... "The deficit's been reduced this year" ... or should it be "The deficit HAS BEEN ...
contractions 0 votes, asked Oct 08 '14 by Peter Steele
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Contraction - why is it's incorrect?
I'm trying to work out why it's incorrect to use it's in the following sentence: My opinion would be that ...
contractions +1 vote, asked Jan 31 '14 by Julia Day
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