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Contracting: HAVE, HAS, & HAD + NOT – Example Sentences

Peter Smissen January 29, 2019
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Contracting: HAVE, HAS, & HAD + NOT – Example Sentences

Alright. Now, let’s do some example sentences.

I have not got a job
ɑe hæv nɔt gɔt ɐ ʤɔb

I’ve not got a job
ɑev nɔ[t]‿gɔɽ‿ə ʤɔb

I haven’t got a job
ɑe hævn[t]‿gɔɽ‿ə ʤɔb

You have not asked
jʉː hæv nɔt ɐːskt

You’ve not asked
jʉːv nɔɽ‿ɐːskt

You haven’t asked
jə hævnɽ‿ɐːskt

He has not pulled it
hiː hæz nɔt pʊld‿ɪt

He’s not pulled it
hiːz nɔ[t]‿pʊld‿ɪt

He hasn’t pulled it
hiː ˈhæzn[t]‿pʊld‿ɪt

She has not offered
ʃiː hæz nɔt ˈɔfəd

She’s not offered
ʃiːz nɔɽ‿ˈɔfəd

She hasn’t offered
ʃiː ˈhæznɽ‿ˈɔfəd

We have not woken up
wiː hæv nɔ[t]‿ˈwəʉkən ɐp

We’ve not woken up
wiːv nɔ[t]‿ˈwəʉkən‿ɐp

We haven’t woken up
wiː hævn[t]‿ˈwəʉkən‿ɐp

They have not shaken it
ðæɪ hæv nɔ[t]‿ˈʃæɪkən‿ət

They’ve not shaken it
ðæɪv nɔ[t]‿ˈʃæɪkən‿ət

They haven’t shaken it
ðæɪ hævn[t]‿ˈʃæɪkən‿ət

It has not irked us
ɪt hæz nɔt ɜːkt ɐs

It’s not irked us
ɪts nɔɽ‿ɜːkt‿əs

It hasn’t irked us
ɪ[t] ˈhæzn[t]‿ɜːkt‿əs

Notice there that the T can often become a T-flap if the word after it starts with a vowel. Remember, we will go over this in the pronunciation section.

I had not seen it
ɑe hæd nɔt siːn‿ət

I’d not seen it
ɑed‿nɔ[t]‿siːn‿ət

I hadn’t seen it
ɑe ˈhædn[t]‿siːn‿ət

You had not opened it
jʉː hæ[d]‿nɔt ˈəʉpənd‿ə[t]

You’d not opened it
jʉ[d]‿nɔɽ‿ˈəʉpənd‿ə[t]

You hadn’t opened it
jʉː ˈhædn[t]‿ˈəʉpənd‿ə[t]

He had not copped out
hiː hæ[d]‿nɔt kɔpd‿æɔt

He’d not copped out
hiː[d]‿nɔ[t]‿kɔpd‿æɔt

He hadn’t copped out
hiː ˈhædn[t]‿kɔpd‿æɔt

She had not shown up
ʃiː hæ[d]‿nɔt ʃəʉn‿ɐp

She’d not shown up
ʃiː[d]‿nɔ[t]‿ʃəʉn‿ɐp

She hadn’t shown up
ʃiː ˈhædn[t]‿ʃəʉn‿ɐp

We had not uttered anything
wiː hæ[d]‿nɔt ˈɐɽəɽ‿ˈenɪθɪŋ

We’d not uttered anything
wiː[d]‿nɔɽ‿ˈɐɽəɽ‿ˈenɪθɪŋ

We hadn’t uttered anything
wiː ˈhæ[d]n[t]‿ˈɐɽəɽ‿ˈenɪθɪŋ

They had not held it
ðæɪ hæ[d]‿nɔt held‿ət

They’d not held it
ðæɪ[d]‿nɔ[t]‿held‿ət

They hadn’t held it
ðæɪ ˈhæ[d]n[t]‿(h)eld‿ət

It had not been accepted
ɪt hæ[d]‿nɔt biːn‿əkˈsepdɪd

It’d not been accepted
ˈɪɽəd‿nɔ[t]‿biːn‿əkˈsepdɪd

It hadn’t been accepted
ɪ[t]‿ˈhæ[d]n[t]‿biːn‿əkˈsepdɪd