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    Smile difficult sentence

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    wind's been blowing off and on all day

    i don't understood what is wind's
    i know wind

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    Default Re: difficult sentence

    Welcome!

    The wind's been blowing off and on all day.

    "wind's" = wind has

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    Quote Originally Posted by adel87 View Post
    hello at every body
    I've found this sentence
    wind's been blowing off and on all day

    i don't understood what is wind's
    i know wind

    thank you
    wind has been blowing on and off -- blowing intermittently
    Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press

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    Default Re: difficult sentence

    It's a contraction of 'The wind has', acceptable in casual speech but not in more formal situations or in writing.
    'The wind has been blowing off and on all day.' This is called present perfect continuous.

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