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    #1

    Contractions: They Are

    Choose which is the correct short form.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.


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    #2

    Re: Contractions: They Are

    Theyr'e going shopping should be right sentence to indicate the meaning


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    Re: Contractions: They Are

    Quote Originally Posted by lalith_sajan View Post
    Theyr'e going shopping should be right sentence to indicate the meaning
    they're going shopping


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    #4

    Smile Re: Contractions: They Are

    They are going = is often used they're going using the aprostrophes.

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    #5

    Re: Contractions: They Are

    they'r going shopping
    ( they are going shopping )>> present continuos

    eX:
    I am going fishing
    he is playing football
    we are watching TV

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    #6

    Re: Contractions: They Are

    Please watch out. Even natives frequently mistake these contractions. In this sentence you must use They're.


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    Smile Re: Contractions: They Are

    they're going shoping is right sentence


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    #8

    Re: Contractions: They Are

    same (agree with A-N-A)

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    #9

    Question Re: Contractions: They Are

    Sure, they're going shopping is correct.
    Regards!
    Dawood


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    #10

    Re: Contractions: They Are

    Hi Red5.........help me.why we cannot use the preposition 'for' after going.....going for shopping or going for fishing.

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