How to Pronounce they'd?

Correct pronunciation for the word "they'd" is [ðˈe͡ɪd], [ðˈe‍ɪd], [ð_ˈeɪ_d].

"They'd" in context

They'd is a contraction for "they had" or "they would". It is often used in informal conversations or in creative writing to indicate that something happened in the past or to refer to a hypothetical situation in the future. For example, "If they'd gone to the store, they would have bought everything on the list". This sentence suggests that the people in the scenario did not actually go to the store, but they would have if they had.

They'd can also be used to create a more conversational feel when writing. For example, "I wish they'd called me when they were in town".


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