Top 100+ Important Contractions List in English With PDF

Top 100+ Important Contractions List in English With PDF
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Hi learners, in this lesson you are going to learn the most popular contractions in English. These contractions are commonly used in our daily conversation so by using them we can end our speech in short words. You can download the complete PDF Book for these Contractions from the bottom of this page.

What is a Contraction?

When two words are merged to create a single word by eliminating one or more letters or sounds, this linguistic phenomena known as contraction takes place. This method is frequently used to produce more effective and natural-sounding speech in English and many other languages. In order to create contractions in English, a pronoun or an auxiliary verb is usually combined with a negative particle or a condensed version of a verb. For instance, “don’t” and “can’t” are contractions of the words “do not” and “cannot,” respectively, and “they’re” is a contraction of the phrase “they are.” Other words, like “let’s” (let us) and “it’s” (it is or it has), can also be contracted.

Used of Contractions! In spoken English and informal writing, contractions are frequently used, but they should normally be avoided in official writing or while speaking in a professional or academic situation. For individuals who are not native English speakers or are unfamiliar with the exact contractions being employed, they can also be perplexing. The ability of contractions to alter a sentence’s meaning is an essential characteristic. For instance, “their” and “they’re” have different meanings (they are vs. belonging to them), but having similar sounding words. Similar to how “it’s” can indicate either “it is” or “it has,” depending on the situation. Contractions in speech can express emotions and tone in addition to their grammatical function. For instance, if you use contractions, your speech will seem more informal or relaxed, whereas if you don’t, it would sound more formal or serious. Overall, contractions play a crucial influence in how we communicate with one another and are an important part of the English language. They are a flexible instrument for expressing oneself in speech and writing, whether they are utilised for effectiveness, clarity, or tone.

List of Contractions in English

Top 100+ Important Contractions List in English With PDF

Top 100+ Important Contractions List in English With PDF

He’ll = He will Isn’t = Is not
Can’t = Cannot Aren’t = Are not
Don’t = Do not Hasn’t = Has not
Haven’t = Have not Weren’t = Were not
Won’t = Will not He’ll = He will
She’ll = She will Wasn’t = Was not
Hadn’t = Had not They’ll = They will
It’s = It is I’ll = I will
That’s = That is He’s = He is
We’ve = We have Doesn’t = Does not
Couldn’t = Could not Hadn’t = Had not
They’ve = They have You’re = You are
How’re = How are Where’s = Where has
She’s = She is She’s = She has
How’ve = How have We’re = We are
Didn’t = Did not What’re = What are
They’re = They are Who’s = Who has
You’ve = You have Ain’t = Am not, Is not
Top 100+ Important Contractions List in English With PDF

Top 100+ Important Contractions List in English

Hasn’t = Has not I’d = I had, I would
I’m = I am I’ve = I have
He’s = He has He’d = He would
let’s = Let us Mustn’t = Must not
Isn’t = Is not It’ll = It’ll
Haven’t = Have not Needn’t = Need not
Mightn’t = Might not She’s = She is
It’d = It had, it would He’ll = He will
We’d = We had We’ve = We have
Mayn’t = May not It’s = It has, it is
That’s = That has What’ll = What will
There’s = There is Shan’t = Shall not
Shouldn’t = Should not They’d = They had
There’d = There had There’ll = There will
She’d = She had That’ll = That will
These’d = These would How’re = How are
Where’s = Where has Where’ll = Where will
Why’s = Why is When’d = When would
Top 100+ Important Contractions List in English With PDF

 Important Contractions List in English 

Gonna = Going to Gotta = Got to
Who’ve = Who have Could’ve = Could have
Wanna = Want to Isn’t = Is not
Should’ve = Should have Why’d = Why had
Won’t = Will not Might’ve = Might have
Must’ve = Must have Would’ve = Would have
Where’d = Where did What’ve = What have
What’s = What has She’ll = She shall
Who’ll = Who will It’d = It would
Cause = Because Y’all = You all
That’d = That had These’ll = These will
We’ll = We will These’re = These are
When’s = When is Who’s = Who is
He’s = He has I’ve = I have
 I’d = I would How’ve = How have
Oughtn’t = Ought not She’d = She would
These’ve = These have How’ll = How will
That’ll = That will When’s = When is

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