List of Contractions in English


“Contraction” means a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters. You can see many contractions used in English language below.

Word Contraction Word Contraction
are not aren’t she had she’d
cannot can’t should not shouldn’t
could not couldn’t that is that’s
did not didn’t there is there’s
do not don’t they are they’re
does not doesn’t they have they’ve
had not hadn’t they will they’ll
have not haven’t they would they’d
he is he’s they had they’d
he has he’s was not wasn’t
he will he’ll we are we’re
he would he’d we have we’ve
here is here’s we will we’ll
I am I’m we would we’d
I have I’ve we had we’d
I will I’II were not weren’t
I would I’d what is what’s
I had I’d where is where’s
is not isn’t who is who’s
it is it’s who will who’ll
it has it’s will not won’t
it has it’s would not wouldn’t
it will it’ll you are you’re
must not mustn’t you have you’ve
she is she’s you will you’ll
she has she’s you would you’d
she will she’ll you had you’d
she would she’d

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  1. Ann Fernando October 22, 2017