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Simple Present Tense - Contractions (short forms)


Short Forms (Contractions)
Only with negative form of the Simple Present Tense, we can make contractions.


I, you, we, they and Plural nouns (dogs, cats, Tom and Mary...)


do not  :    don't



he, she it and singular nouns (dog, cat, Mary,...)


does not  :   doesn't


Example Sentences:

I do not know him.        I don't know him.
She does not like tea.     She doesn't like tea.

I don't work.

My brother doesn't live in Paris

It doesn't rain a lot here.

They don't have a car.

She doesn't have a house.

John doesn't know English.

John and Teddy don't like you.








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