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"It has been" is a phrase which is often translated as "ha sido", and "it's" is a contraction which is often translated as "es". Learn more about the difference between "it has been" and "it's" below.
it has been(
ihd
 
hahz
 
bihn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. ha sido
It has been difficult, but eight months after the breakup, I'm starting to feel happy again.Ha sido difícil, pero ocho meses después de la separación, estoy comenzando a sentirme feliz de nuevo.
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it's
A contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words made by omitting a sound or letter (e.g. don't).
contraction
1. (used to express a permanent quality)
a. es
What is this? - It's an eraser.¿Qué es esto? - Es un borrador.
2. (used to express a temporary state)
a. está
Be careful with the pot. It's hot.Cuidado con la olla. Está caliente.
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