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he'd
American English: /hid/
British English: /hiːd/
, /hɪd/
  • 1.1
    he had
    Example sentences
    • He taught there a while and he could have gone on teaching there forever if he'd wanted.
    • At the time it was believed he'd vanished because of his problems with drink.
    • There wasn't a riot of protest but he'd won the respect of the fans at least.
    1.2
    he would
    Example sentences
    • His name has avoided the headlines, but we actually think he'd be pretty great.
    • A couple of years ago he first began to think he'd like to join monastic life full time.
    • Even if he won the first two and disappeared, he'd have completed the set and have nothing more to prove.

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