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    #1

    abbreviation

    A.It's = It is = It has

    b. It's = It was ?

    b is wrong, isn't? In the oral, "it was" should prononuce completely, right?

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    Re: abbreviation

    Any help? Pls.

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    Re: abbreviation

    Why no help?

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    #4

    Re: abbreviation

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Why no help?
    Teachers here can't answer your questions like this if the sentences are incomplete.
    Please look at the following scenarios:
    Puzzle: What is it in the corner?
    Albertino:It's a cat.

    Puzzle: It's raining hard yesterday.
    Albertino: Yeah, it was.

    Albertino: Puzzle's(has) got a raise in salary recently. (Present Perfect tense)
    (Not a teacher.)

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    #5

    Re: abbreviation

    Albertino, U r cool. Xie Xie!

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    Re: abbreviation

    Quote Originally Posted by albertino View Post
    Puzzle: It's raining hard yesterday.
    Albertino: Yeah, it was.
    It's raining hard yesterday.
    It was raining hard yesterday.

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    Re: abbreviation

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    A.It's = It is = It has

    b. It's = It was ?

    b is wrong, isn't? In the oral, "it was" should prononuce completely, right?
    You are right.

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