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  1. Anonymous
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    ya

    what's the correct way to use " ya" ?
    is it only used in colloquial language?
    can I write "YA" on a letter or something?

    thanks
    marcelo

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    It's only used informally. I wouldn't use it in a letter.

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    It's common in emails and text messages to save time, but would only be suitable in a very informal letter. I would never use it in any form of formal correspondence.

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    #4
    ya
    1. you: Give me a hand, will ya?
    2. your: Where's ya brother?
    http://www.infoplease.com/ipd/A0743148.html

    Eh?

    :)

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