Informal Contractions in English

An informal contraction is a word made of two words that are put together and then made shorter, or simply making two words into one.

Common Informal Contractions to Sound Like a Native

WHAT IS A CONTRACTION?

The word contract means to squeeze together and makesmaller.A contraction is a word made of two words that are put together and then made shorter, or simply making two words into one.

Contractions are structure words that are reduced or shortened, i.e. I will = I’ll; can not =can’t.

Such two-word contractions are commonly used in spoken English.

Standard Contractions in English

Informal Contractions

Informal Contractions

Most Used Contractions

Informal Contractions

Informal Contractions in English

Informal contractions are short forms of other words that people use when speaking casually.
They are not exactly slang, but they are a little like slang.

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Confusing Contractions

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[…] Informal contractions are short forms of other words that people use when speaking casually. They are not exactly slang, but they are a little like slang. For example, “gonna” is a short form of “going to“. If you say going to very fast, without carefully pronouncing each word, it can sound like gonna. […]

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Contractions are used to easily convey the the sentence or phrase in writing, but it causes distortion in the classical wording of English.