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    Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    Is -'d- did or would here?

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    Smile Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    Where would you learn this stuff from?
    Where had you taken your belongings?

    I am afraid you can do that with WOULD or HAD only, not DID.

    [NOT A TEACHER]

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    Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    In fact, my question is if it is 'would' why was it used here ?

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    Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    This can be a big problem in English for learners, that is why I rarely use contractions that could be ambiguous, personally I think that they are not necessary and are an indication of laziness in the correct use of the language.
    We have an overuse of the apostrophe in English.

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    Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    A boy is drawing money from ATM with illegal way and the other asks,

    Where'd you learn this stuff from?

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    Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    In that case it's 'where did...?'

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    Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    Thanks I guessed right then

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    Smile Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    so you should not use the 'd.

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    #9

    Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    so you should not use the 'd.
    In writing, probably not, but in speech we say this all the time.

    Where'd he go?
    Who'd you see there?
    How'd he get here?

    You'll hear this MUCH more often than the uncontracted form.

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    Re: Where'd you learn this stuff from?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    In writing, probably not, but in speech we say this all the time.

    Where'd he go?
    Who'd you see there?
    How'd he get here?

    You'll hear this MUCH more often than the uncontracted form.
    Hmm. Interesting, I have neve heard of that. I wouldn't thought it was possible.

    where'd you go = where did you go?

    I'd like to know whether the same happens to BrE. Thanks

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