you'd
Date: 1599 you had ; you would

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • you'd — [ju:d] 1.) the short form of you had ▪ If you d been more careful, this wouldn t have happened. 2.) the short form of you would ▪ You d be amazed at how much she spends on clothes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • you'd — (you would) v. verb used together with another verb to indicate future tense you d (you had) v. verb used together with another verb to indicate past tense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • you'd — [ jud ] short form 1. ) the usual way of saying or writing you had when had is an AUXILIARY VERB. This is not often used in formal writing. 2. ) the usual way of saying or writing you would. This is not often used in formal writing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • you'd — ► CONTRACTION 1) you had. 2) you would …   English terms dictionary

  • you'd — [yo͞od] contraction 1. you had 2. you would …   English World dictionary

  • you'd — [[t]juːd[/t]] 1) You d is the usual spoken form of you had , especially when had is an auxiliary verb. I think you d better tell us why you re asking these questions. 2) You d is the usual spoken form of you would . With your hair and your… …   English dictionary

  • you'd — [juːd] short form 1) the usual way of saying or writing ‘you had when ‘had is an AUXILIARY VERB. This is not often used in formal writing You look very tired – you d better take a break.[/ex] 2) the usual way of saying or writing ‘you would .… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • you'd — /yoohd/; unstressed /yood, yeuhd/ contraction of you had or you would: You d be foolish to pass up such an offer. Usage. See contraction. * * * …   Universalium

  • you'd — [[t]yud[/t]] unstressed [[t]yʊd, yəd[/t]] use contraction of you had or you would[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • you'd — UK [juːd] / US [jud] short form 1) the usual way of saying or writing you had . This is not often used in formal writing. 2) the usual way of saying or writing you would . This is not often used in formal writing …   English dictionary

  • you'd — /jud / (say yoohd), weak form /jəd / (say yuhd) contraction of you had or you would …   Australian English dictionary

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