Definitions starting with I

ID #2288

I'm, I am

[probably by analogy of he's he is, he has; cf. US dial. South "I'm a good mind to (do something)" (Brown 1976)] first person pro-noun and the present perfect auxiliary; I've: I'm gotta go now (White). 1977 When l am finished this book (Albury 21). (White)

Tags: analogy, grammar

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Last update: 2010-10-26 02:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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