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    Contractions

    My grandson was asked to find 5 words that end in 're. He could only find 3. What are the other two if any? I don't believe there are anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarionJ View Post
    My grandson was asked to find 5 words that end in 're. He could only find 3. What are the other two if any? I don't believe there are anymore.
    Apart from you're, we're and they're, which I reckon you've already come up with, you might take the following as the ones you also need, who're and there're.

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    Re: Contractions

    'who're and there're' These two are extremely doubtful in BrE.

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    Re: Contractions

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    'who're and there're' These two are extremely doubtful in BrE.
    You won't see 'who're and there're' used too frequently in AmE, either!

    Interesting link:
    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...tractions.html

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    Re: Contractions

    You are quite right: they are both nonstandard!

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