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what's

[ wuhts, wots, hwuhts, hwots; unstressed wuhts, hwuhts ]
/ wʌts, wɒts, ʰwʌts, ʰwɒts; unstressed wəts, ʰwəts /
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contraction of what is or what has:What's the matter? What's been done?
contraction of what does: What's she do for a living?
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SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

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