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  1. xiaoen's Avatar
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    #1

    Yes, he's. / Yes, they're.

    1. Is he a student?
    Yes, he is.
    Yes, he's.

    2. Are they students?
    Yes, they are,
    Yes, they're.

    Hi,
    Are the blue parts also correct?

    I think they are wrong.

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    #2

    Re: Yes, he's. / Yes, they're.

    Quote Originally Posted by xiaoen View Post
    Are the blue parts also correct?
    No, they're not.

    Quote Originally Posted by xiaoen View Post
    I think they are wrong.
    Yes, they are.

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    #3

    Re: Yes, he's. / Yes, they're.

    We don't use these contractions as the last word in a sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: Yes, he's. / Yes, they're.

    We also don't use them when we want to emphasize the verb:

    A: Paul's not a student.
    B: He is a student.

    A: They're going to Australia?
    B: Yes, they are​ going. They leave next Wednesday.
    I am not a teacher.

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