From the Word Wizard Club...
November 14, 2011

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won't

Which Means:

A contraction for 'will not'.

As In:

Image The dog won't let go of the newspaper.

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The apostrophe in this word takes the place of the O in 'not'.

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who's

Which Means:

A contraction for 'who is'.

As In:

Image Knock, knock. Who's there?

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This word is different from 'whose', which is a possessive pronoun.

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they'll

Which Means:

A contraction for 'they will'.

As In:

Image They'll walk the whole way home like this.

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In 'they will', the apostrophe takes the place of WI.

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must've

Which Means:

A contraction for 'must have'.

As In:

Image The dog said the man must've gone that way!

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In this word, the apostrophe takes the place of the HA in 'have'.

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we'd

Which Means:

A contraction for 'we would' or 'we had'.

As In:

Image We'd have to take the train at 9:00 if we want to get to Grandma's on time!

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Just because you can spell "we'd" doesn't mean you can forget the spelling of 'would'.

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