he's
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he's(
hiz
)
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. (he is; used to express a permanent quality)
a. es
You'll soon see that he's a nice guy.Pronto vas a ver que es un tipo agradable.
2. (he is; used to express a temporary state)
a. está
Did you see Max? - He's in the kitchen.¿Viste a Max? - Está en la cocina.
3. (he has; used to indicate the past)
a. ha
He's never expressed an interest in baseball before now.Nunca ha expresado interés en beisbol hasta ahora.
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h
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Usage note
This word may be capitalized in the sense shown in 1). When used as an abbreviation, it may also be written with a period.
h(
ah
-
cheh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (letter)
a. h
Hay una h al comienzo del nombre "Harry".There's an h at the beginning of the name "Harry."
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (hour or hours)
a. h
El auto se desplaza a una velocidad de 120 km/h.The car is moving at a speed of 120 km/h.
El viaje en tren dura 2 h 40 m.The train journey lasts 2 h 40 m.
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