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Example: If someone says they're wrong and they're right, so someone corrects them, telling them they're right, they deny it again, can you say "You're" instead of "You are"

marked as duplicate by ab2, sumelic, Edwin Ashworth, TimLymington, Drew Jul 4 '17 at 22:23

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If you say only "You're." (which sounds just like "your"), you'll be replied to with "My what?".

There are no contractions in English, spoken or written, when the only two words in a sentence are a pronoun and a verb ("You are.", "I am.", "He is." etc.).

  • Hello, 244. Please have a look at the standard of nohat's answer in the thread linked to above. But not my downvote. – Edwin Ashworth Jul 4 '17 at 22:37

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