Detailed List of Contractions in English Grammar

What are contractions? Contractions are shortened forms of words or phrases. They are common in spoken English and you will often hear them in movies and TV shows. In this article, we will look at the most common contractions in English.

Word Contraction
Cannot Can’t
He Would He’d
It Has It’s
They Are They’re
We Had We’d
You Will You’ll
Did Not Didn’t
I Am I’m
Must Not Mustn’t
They Will They’ll
What Is What’s

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Word Contraction
You Had You’d
Had Not Hadn’t
I Would I’d
She Will She’ll
Was Not Wasn’t
Who Will Who’ll
Are Not Aren’t

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Word Contraction
He Will He’ll
It Has It’s
There Is There’s
We Would We’d
You Have You’ve
He Is He’s
Is Not Isn’t
Should Not Shouldn’t
We Have We’ve
Would Not Wouldn’t
Have Not Haven’t
I Had I’d
She Had She’d


Word Contraction
We Are We’re
Will Not Won’t
Does Not Doesn’t
I Will I’II
She Has She’s
They Had They’d
Who Is Who’s
Could Not Couldn’t
Here Is Here’s
It Will It’ll
They Have They’ve
Were Not Weren’t
You Would You’d
Do Not Don’t
I Have I’ve
She Is She’s
They Would They’d
Where Is Where’s
He Has He’s
It Is It’s
That Is That’s
We Will We’ll
You Are You’re

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