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Contracting: DO, DOES, & DID + NOT – Example Sentences


Contracting: DO, DOES, & DID + NOT – Example Sentences

Now, let’s do some example sentences. Let’s go.

I do not know – I don’t know – I “dunno”
ɑe dʉː nɔt nəʉ – ɑe dəʉnt nəʉ – ɑe dən[t]‿nəʉ

You do not run – You don’t run
jʉː dʉː nɔt rɐn – jʉː dəʉn[t]‿rɐn

He does not change – He doesn’t change
hiː dɐz nɔt ʧæɪnʤ – hiː dɐzn[t]‿ʧæɪnʤ

She does not stay – She doesn’t stay
ʃiː dɐz nɔt stæɪ – ʃiː dɐzn[t]‿stæɪ

We do not care – We don’t care
wiː dʉː nɔt kɪə – wiː dəʉn[t]‿kɪə

They do not ask – They don’t ask
ðæɪ dʉː nɔt ɐːsk – ðæɪ dəʉn[t]‿ɐːsk

It does not matter – It doesn’t matter
ɪt dɐz nɔt ˈmætɐ – ɪ[t]‿dɐzn[t]‿ˈmæɽɐ

Notice there, I’m muting the T quite often.

I did not know – I didn’t know
ɑe dɪ[d]‿nɔt nəʉ – ɑe dɪdn[t]‿nəʉ

You did not run – You didn’t run
jʉː dɪ[d]‿nɔt rɐn – jʉː dɪdn[t]‿rɐn

He did not change – He didn’t change
hiː dɪ[d]‿nɔt ʧæɪnʤ – hiː dɪdn[t]‿ʧæɪnʤ

She did not stay – She didn’t stay
ʃiː dɪ[d]‿nɔt stæɪ – ʃiː dɪdn[t]‿stæɪ

We did not care – We didn’t care
wiː dɪ[d]‿nɔt kɪə – wiː dɪdn[t]‿kɪə

They did not ask – They didn’t ask
ðæɪ dɪ[d]‿nɔt ɐːsk – ðæɪ dɪdn[t]‿ɐːsk

It did not matter – It didn’t matter
ɪt dɪ[d]‿nɔt ˈmætɐ – ɪt dɪdn[t]‿ˈmæɽɐ