Meaning of “it'd” in the English Dictionary

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"it'd" in British English

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uk /ˈɪt.əd/ us /ˈɪt̬.əd/

short form of it would:

It'd be better if we finished it today.

short form of it had:

I found the radio - it'd been left in the shed all weekend.

More examples

  • It'd be impossible to capture her beauty in a painting.
  • At that rate, it'd be two years before he had enough money to buy a car.
  • It'd be very boring to sit there all day on your own.
  • "Where would you most like to be right now?" "Well, it'd be somewhere hot and sunny."
  • I think it'd be a good idea to wait and see how much money you've got left before you make any decisions.

(Definition of “it'd” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"it’d" in American English

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us /ˈɪt̬·əd/

contraction of it would or it had:

It’d (= It would) be great if we could finish today.
It’d (= It had) been left in the yard all week.

(Definition of “it’d” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)