Informal Contractions List: Do You Want to Speak English Faster?

Contractions List! Do you want to speak faster? In this lesson, you will learn common informal contractions in English to speak English faster.

Informal Contractions List

  • Want to = Wanna
  • Want a = Wanna
  • What have you = Whatcha 
  • Kind of = Kinda 
  • Sort of = Sorta
  • Out of = Outta
  • Give me – gimme
  • Let me – lemme
  • Tell them – tellem
  • Don’t know – dunno
  • Got a – gotta
  • Come on – c’mon
  • Some more – s’more
  • Should have – shoulda
  • Could have – coulda 
  • Would have – woulda
  • Might have – mighta 
  • Must have – musta
  • Couldn’t have – couldna
  • Shouldn’t have – shouldna
  • Wouldn’t have – wouldna
  • Don’t you – dontcha
  • Didn’t you – didntcha 
  • Won’t you – wontcha
  • What are you – whatcha or watcha 
  • Got you – gotcha
  • Bet you – betcha 
  • KInd of – kinda
  • Out of – outta 
  • Cup of – cuppa
  • Sort of – sorta
  • A lot of – a lotta 
  • Got to – gotta 
  • Going to – gonna
  • Need to – needa 
  • Want to – wanna
  • Have to – hafta
  • Has to – hasta
  • Ought to – oughta

Informal Contractions List | Examples

What do you think?Whaddyu think?
What did you do with it?Whajoo do with it?
How did you like it?Howja like it?
When did you get it?When ju geddit?
Why did you take it?Whyju tay kit?
How is it going?Howzit going?
Don’t you get it?Doancha geddit?
Let me do.Lemme do.
Let’s give me your heart.Gimme your heart.
I should have told you.I shoulda told you.
I have got to go.I’ve gotta go.
I have got a book.I’ve gotta book.
Do you want to dance?Wanna dance?
Do you want a banana?Wanna banana?
Let me in.Lemme in.
Let me go.Lemme go.
I’II let you know.I’II letcha know.
Did you do it?Dija do it?
Not yet.Na chet.
I’II meet you later.I’II meechu layder.

Informal Contractions| Infographic

Contractions List

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