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    Loly Colmenarez is offline Newbie
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    Past Perfect Contractions

    Is it correct to contract who + had= who'd ??????
    Who had been there before you? = Who'd been there before you ?


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    finta is offline Junior Member
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    Re: Past Perfect Contractions

    Hi Loly!

    Yes it's correct in informal English.

    But remember "who'd" can also be a contraction for 'who would'.

    e.g. 'Who'd have guessed?"


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