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Other Contractions

Here are some examples showing some very common contractions. You can also listen to the Contraction Blues song below, with subtitles.

contracted short form original long form example sentence
here's here is Here's your meal.
there'll there will There'll be nobody here tomorrow.
there's there is There's a taxi.
that's that is That's my car.
that'll that will That'll be $10, please.
how's how is? How's your wife?
what'll what will? What'll people think?
what's what is? What's the matter?
when's when is? When's the wedding?
where's where is? Where's the cinema?
who's who is? Who's your teacher?
who'd who would? Who'd like ice-cream?
who'll who will? Who'll be there?
It is also possible, and quite common in speech, to contract three words, for example:
I'd've thought so = I would have thought so

Listen to Contraction Blues with subtitles:
here's, there'll, there's, that's, that'll, how's, what'll...