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that's

[th ats; unstressed th uh ts] /ðæts; unstressed ðəts/
1.
contraction of that is:
That's mine.
2.
contraction of that has:
That's got more leaves.
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  • The old hermit, if thats what you call him, let out by degrees what I have told you.

  • I want to see Briggs happy; thats why I want to stay here, just to see Briggs happy.

    Iole Robert W. Chambers
  • thats a blamed injudicious question to ask, but you shall have an answer.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Dont call for a dish once removed, or spit on the table: thats rude.

  • Theres trouble of some kind; thats sure, was the opinion of Professor Snodgrass.

  • thats why I proposed to take you out with me to Huaheine and try to make you one.

    The Rough Road William John Locke
  • She lets me go to sleep at nine oclock sharp and thats the last I hear of her until morning.

    Girls of Highland Hall Carolyn Watson Rankin

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