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American English Reduction "jev"

Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn "jev" an American English reduction.
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Reductions: "jev"

American English reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • This American English reduction is formed when you combine and reduce the following words.
  • jev = did + you + have
  • This American English reduction is used in the following way.
  • Jev a nice day?
  • This American English reduction has the following meaning.
  • Did you have a nice day?
Examples: "jev"
  • Jev a good sleep?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a good sleep?)
  • Jev a lot of guests?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a lot of guests?)
  • Jev a lot of problems?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a lot of problems?)
  • Jev a good talk?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a good talk?)
  • Jev a lot of ideas?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a lot of ideas?)
Fun Easy English Reductions Lessons
From YOUR Teacher: Jev

Jev is the way "Did you have" sounds when spoken quickly. Try it yourself.
Note: Reductions

Remember the following:
  • Reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • Reductions, such as jev are not real words in English.
  • You need to use reductions in order to sound more natural.
  • You need to know reductions in order to understand conversations between native English speakers.
  • Reductions are used extensively in American TV, movies, music, literature, and in conversations among native English speakers.
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