Common English ContractionA contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters.
- Let's go! --> Let us go!
- What's this? --> What is this?
I'm --> I am I'll --> I will I'd --> I had / I would I've --> I have he's --> he is he'll --> he will he'd --> he had / he would she's --> she is she'll --> she will she'd --> she had / she would it's --> it is it'll --> it will it'd --> it had / it would you're --> you are you'll --> you will you'd --> you had / you would you've --> you have what's --> what is where's --> where is when's --> when is why's --> why is how's --> how is what're --> what are where're --> where re when're --> when are why're --> why are how're --> how are what'll --> what will where'll --> where will when'll --> when will why'll --> why will how'll --> how will
aren't --> are not can't --> can not couldn't --> could not didn't --> did not doesn't --> does not don't --> do not hadn't --> had not hasn't --> has not isn't --> is not mustn't --> must not needn't --> need not shouldn't --> should not wasn't --> was not weren't --> were not won't --> will not wouldn't --> would not