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A contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words made by omitting a sound or letter (e.g. don't).
1. (she is; used to express a permanent quality)
a. es
Do you like your math teacher? - Yeah, she's really nice.¿Te gusta tu profesora de matemáticas? - Sí, es muy simpática.
2. (she is; used to express a temporary state)
a. está
Can I speak to Laura, please? - I'm afraid she's not in the office today.¿Puedo hablar con Laura, por favor? - Lo siento pero no está en la oficina hoy.
3. (she has; used to indicate the past)
a. ha
She's never been to New York before.Nunca ha estado en Nueva York antes.
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