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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Short for I had, I should or I would.

Usage examples (33)
  • I'd rather look forward and dream, then look backwards and regret.
  • "Re-energized would be the word I'd use," said Mr. Jennings, a former inspector.
  • Now guys are like, 'Wow, I'd love to ask her out.'
  • "I'd rather think it was great lawyering," he joked. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She "eyed" (to watch) the "ide" (a carp-like fish) in the pond wondering about her patient's "id" (the part of the psyche that is completely driven by instinctual needs). I'd (I would) rather think of something else√†!
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