I've
Date: 1586 I have

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • I've — [aıv] usually spoken the short form of I have ▪ I ve never been here before …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • I've — [ aıv ] short form the usual way of saying or writing I have. This is not often used in formal writing: I ve just been to the supermarket …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • I've — (I have) n. phrase used in combination with a verb to indicate the past tense; I possess, I own …   English contemporary dictionary

  • I've — I vecontrac. Colloquial contraction of I have. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • I've — contraction of I have, 1742, first attested in Richardson s Pamela …   Etymology dictionary

  • I've — ► CONTRACTION ▪ I have …   English terms dictionary

  • I've — [īv] contraction I have …   English World dictionary

  • I've — [[t]aɪv[/t]] I ve is the usual spoken form of I have , especially when have is an auxiliary verb. I ve been invited to meet with the American Ambassador... I ve no other appointments …   English dictionary

  • I've — usually spoken the short form of I have : I ve never been here before …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • I've — UK [aɪv] / US short form the usual way of saying or writing I have . This is not often used in formal writing I ve just been to the supermarket …   English dictionary

  • I've — [aɪv] short form the usual way of saying or writing ‘I have . This is not often used in formal writing I ve just been to the supermarket.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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