she'd Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “she'd” in the English Dictionary

"she'd" in British English

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uk   us   /ʃid/ /ʃiːd/
short form of she had: She'd ​found the ​answer, at last. short form of she would: She'd be a ​greatmanagingdirector, don't you ​think?
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  • She'd already ​left.
  • She'd ​eaten all of it.
  • She'd already told me.
  • She'd ​love to ​see you.
  • She'd come if you ​asked her.

shednoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃed/
B2 a ​smallbuilding, usually made of ​wood, used for ​storing things: a ​tool/​storage shedUK a ​garden/​bicycle shed a ​large, ​simplebuilding used for a ​particularpurpose: the ​lambing shed a ​cow shed
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uk   us   /ʃed/ (present participle shedding, past tense and past participle shed)

she'd verb (GET RID OF)

[T] (often used in ​newspapers) to get ​rid of something you do not need or ​want: 900 ​jobs will be shed over the next few ​months. Psychotherapy ​helped him to shed some of his ​insecurity/​inhibitions. I'm going on a ​diet to ​see if I can shed (= ​becomethinner by ​losing) a few ​pounds. [T] to ​lose a ​covering, such as ​leaves, ​hair, or ​skin, because it ​falls off ​naturally, or to ​drop something in a ​natural way or by ​accident: The ​trees shed ​their leaves in ​autumn. They ​ran down to the ​water, shedding ​clothes as they went.UK A ​lorry had shed a ​load of ​gravelacross the ​road.
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she'd verb (PRODUCE)

shed tears, blood, light, etc. C1 to ​producetears, ​light, ​blood, etc.: She shed a few ​tears at her daughter's ​wedding. So much ​blood has been shed (= so many ​people have been ​badlyhurt or ​killed) in this ​war.
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