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short form     they’d pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    the usual way of saying or writing “they would. This is not often used in formal writing

    They said they’d be happy to help.

  2. 2
    the usual way of saying or writing “they had” when “had” is an auxiliary verb. This is not often used in formal writing

    He knew they’d met somewhere before.


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