's

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Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Verb[change]

Contraction
's

  1. (auxiliary) (linking) The contracted form of is.
    She's right.
  1. (auxiliary) The contracted form of has.
    She's gone to the store.
  1. (informal) (auxiliary) THe contracted form of does
    What's he doing?


Usage notes[change]

In the US and other places, they only use the contraction 's when the word 'has' is helping another verb go into the perfect aspect.

Pronoun[change]

Pronoun
's

  1. The contracted form of us, but only in the word let's, which you say if you want a group of people you are with to do something.
    Let's go to the store; I'm so hungry!