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Meaning of I'd've in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF I'D'VE

ˈaɪdəv play
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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE I'D'VE

I'd've
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Synonyms and antonyms of I'd've in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «I'D'VE»

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I´d´ve
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me habría
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I'd've
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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Eu teria
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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m-aș fi
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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I´d´ve
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ville jeg har
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Trends of use of I'd've

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «I'D'VE»

The term «I'd've» is very widely used and occupies the 20.756 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about I'd've

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «I'D'VE»

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A Man Without Shoes
“What in the world have you got against that cop?” the woman said. “Didn't you see the way he looked at me? It was on the tip of his tongue to say, 'Take that wreck off a the Avenoo! '” “What was on the tip of yours?” “I'd've said, 'What for?
autorJohn Sanford, 2013
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Aspects of Modern English Usage: for advanced students
The three 'like to' phrases can be used. These two phrases are more or less interchangeable. But [1] is more common than [2]. I'd like to've been there... [1] I'd' ve liked to be there... [2] I'd've liked to've been there... This phrase is a little wordy  ...
autorPaul Lambotte, 1998
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Grey Magic
But even if I'd known, I'd've been rendered helpless by my absence. And even if I' d been present, I'd've been rendered helpless by...by the degrading impotence imposed by circumstance. That humiliation would've been intolerable.
autorRichard Leigh, 2007
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Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing
I'D'VE SEEN THIS ON FACEBOOK . . . A FACEBOOK FRIEND ASKS: Is the double-apostrophed “I'd've”acceptable? As in: “If I'd've known you were coming I' d've baked a cake?” I ANSWER: Acceptable? Now THAT's an interesting concept .
autorConstance Hale, 2012
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Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Master in No Time
Some contractions that mimic speech patterns seem odd in writing. When we speak, we often slur and contract our words. Some of these contractions are also common in print (there's, I'm), yet others look unusual and awkward (I'd've, that've , ...
autorMignon Fogarty, 2012
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Dialect and Accent in Industrial West Yorkshire
It is to be observed in the following constructions: a) most commonly, in the protasis of conditional sentences: thus,in the form [d əv] , if she'd've read it..., if I'd' ve had to...; and as [d ] If you'd [] put that..., if you'd [] been living then Note that in ...
autorK. M. Petyt, 1985
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ALL About Learning English: Tips, Tricks and Techniques
I would—(I'd) She would—(She'd) We would—(we'd) You would—(You'd) They would—(They'd) I would have—(I'd've) She would have—(she'd've) We would have—(we'd've) Youwould have—(You'd've) They would have—(they'd've) I ...
autorSandra Price-Hosie, 2012
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Fire: Tales of Elemental Spirits
Especially a twelve-year-old who passionately knew what he wanted to do and equally passionately believed he'd be hopeless at it. If I'd been being fair I'd've admitted three years ago that someone like me probably wouldn't be apprenticed  ...
autorRobin McKinley, Peter Dickinson, 2009
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Taste the Bright Lights
Thank the gods, it was making my head spin. Birds were twittering somewhere. If I'd've had any energy I'd've threw something at them. My head would've been best. --Did you do it with that fella? Nicola said. Suddenly. --Yeah— I couldn't lie,  ...
autorLaura Canning, 2008
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Garner's Modern American Usage
Examples of ones generally to avoid (except perhaps in quoted speech) include * I'd've, *it'd, *she'd've, *there're, and *who're. Two in particular—should've and would've—are common CASUALISMS that can't be strongly condemned.
autorBryan Garner, 2009
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «I'D'VE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term I'd've is used in the context of the following news items.
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Review & Photos | All Good Music Festival 2015 | Summit Point on …
If somebody had told me that I'd be playing alt-metal funk, I'd've stuck a pistol in my mouth and blown my brains out.” But play it he does, and ... «JamBase, Jul 15»
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Ashes 2015: Adam Voges guaranteed to be Australia's number five
“If I had the answer to that I'd've been here 10 years ago,” Voges said, when asked why he had not made his Test debut long before, after ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Tigers 5, White Sox 4: Robin Ventura hangs Shark out to dry
I'd've lifted him there after the walk to Iglesias. We'll see if that matters. — South Side Sox (@SouthSideSox) June 28, 2015. Ventura let him ... «South Side Sox, Jun 15»
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Ed Catto's Conversation with Steven Grant
There were changes of course, but you can do so much more in a film than you can on the comics page that I'd've been pretty disappointed if ... «Comicmix.com, Jun 15»
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Have We Turned the Last Page in America's Songbook?
There was one called “If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked a Cake),” another called “Feet Up (Pat Him on the Po-Po),” and another, “Oooh, ... «TIME, Jun 15»
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Talking Orgasms and Masturbation with Judy Blume and Samantha …
You know, I'd've been marching if I hadn't lived in the suburban neighborhood with two children,” she continued. “In my heart, I was out there ... «The New Republic, Jun 15»
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“Every single cop in Cleveland is here”: Arthur Chu's shocking …
If I hadn't known what was going on I'd've thought it was a presidential motorcade and the cops an honor guard. The only sounds are the ... «Salon, May 15»
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Guest commentary: A season's worth of Quin Snyder memories
Snyder continued a little lighter-hearted, “I told [Trevor] Book[er] maybe if I'd've caught the ball, I would've got away with it.” There are stories ... «Deseret News, May 15»
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3 Questions: Chicago Fire
It's too early to tell if it'll work, but there's at least reason to believe it might, which is better than I'd've believed four months ago. If the team ... «Hudson River Blue, Apr 15»
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The New York Times “basically rewrites whatever the Kiev …
You know this better than anyone, I'd've thought. This is where I get attacked and assailed. It's an historical judgment. The [crisis now] grew out ... «Salon, Apr 15»
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