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[sheed] /ʃid/
contraction of she had.
contraction of she would.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for she'd
  • My thoughts went to the cruelest cut when a friend showed me a particularly vicious one she'd received on her fingertip.
  • Otherwise, she'd have chosen more wisely what to criticize before her mesmerized audiences.
  • She began moving a ball of dough back and forth between her hands, until she'd formed a large pancake.
  • The artist had sent her out for a bottle of wine, and she'd returned with lemonade.
  • Actually, she'd have it in her hands by the time you opened the door, because she'd recognize your car as you pulled in.
  • Obviously, she is not asking before she'd need to pee at some point.
  • It's ironic that she'd be talking about friendship and exchanges despite her own lack of cultural sensitivity and perceptiveness.
  • Another said she'd let him sign a personal spot on her body.
  • Should she come up short of the nomination, she'd lose some of her cachet.
  • However, she demanded to review the song before she'd agree to allow it on the album.
British Dictionary definitions for she'd


she had or she would
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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