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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. (they have; present perfect)
They've never been late before, have they?Nunca han llegado tarde antes, ¿verdad?
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
I think they've decided to send Jonathan to school in England.Creo que han decidido enviar a Jonathan a un colegio en Inglaterra.
Students from St Leonard's are bound to win the competition. They've always excelled in math.Seguro que los estudiantes de San Leonard ganan el concurso. Siempre fueron sobresalientes en matemáticas.
2. (they have; simple present)
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