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"they'd" in British English

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they'd

uk   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.
(Definition of they’d from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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