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    abbreviation of 'does'?

    While I was reading a book I came across this:

    'How's it feel?' ( does it mean: 'how does it feel?' ; Is 's the abbreviation of 'does'?)

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    Re: abbreviation of 'does'?

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    While I was reading a book I came across this:

    'How's it feel?' ( does it mean: 'how does it feel?' ; Is 's the abbreviation of 'does'?)
    Yes, that's right.

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    Re: abbreviation of 'does'?

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    Yes, that's right.
    OK,thank you !

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    Re: abbreviation of 'does'?

    Note that the written contraction is not used except in very informal writing, unless the writer is trying to suggest informal speech. I recommend that learners do not write it.

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    Re: abbreviation of 'does'?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Note that the written contraction is not used except in very informal writing, unless the writer is trying to suggest informal speech. I recommend that learners do not write it.
    Yes, I agree. I should have said that.

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