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    #61
    There're = There are

    Example:
    • There're some words that have no opposites = There are some words that have no opposites


    (It seems as easy to me to say There are as to say Ther-ur.)

    :)

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    #62
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    There're = There are

    Example:
    • There're some words that have no opposites = There are some words that have no opposites


    (It seems as easy to me to say There are as to say Ther-ur.)

    :)
    I agree. It's not much of a contraction. :wink:

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    #63
    (Mike, you'll appreciate this one.)

    needn't = need not

    Examples:
    • "John needn't leave for another hour."
      "You needn't have done that."


    (Thanks to MikeNewYork for the example sentences.)

    :)

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    #64
    Who're = Who are

    Example:
    • Who're you? = Who are you?


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    #65
    What're = What are

    Example:
    • What're you doing? = What are you doing?


    :)

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    #66
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    (Mike, you'll appreciate this one.)

    needn't = need not

    Examples:
    • "John needn't leave for another hour."
      "You needn't have done that."


    (Thanks to MikeNewYork for the example sentences.)

    :)
    :wink:

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    #67
    What'll = what will

    • What'll you be having? = What will you be having?

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    #68
    you're = you are
    • You're dizzy and I'm busy = You are dizzy and I am busy.


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    #69
    it'll = it will

    • I'm sorry. It'll never happen again = I am sorry. It will never happen again.


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    #70
    that'll = that will
    • That'll be all = That will be all


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