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"they'd" in British English

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they'd

uk   /ðeɪd/  us   /ðeɪd/
short form of they had: They'd had three bottles of wine and were very drunk.
short form of they would: They'd love to see the film.

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"they’d" in American English

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they’d

 us   /ðeɪd/
contraction of they had or they would: They’d (= They would) come if you asked them to. They’d (= They had) better be here on time.
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