While contractions go without any doubt with words, I wonder whether they are okay with numbers/digits too!

Are these valid contractions?

USD 80'll be paid by me
GBP 1000's not a small amount
INR 300're born by my company

I could not find any example. Kindly help me with that. Quote some references.

  • 1
    The fact you could not find any examples pretty much answers the question.
    – user3169
    Oct 30, 2014 at 15:47
  • Ah, well said @user3169 :)
    – Maulik V
    Oct 31, 2014 at 4:52

1 Answer 1


No contraction is acceptable in writing with figures.

When numbers are written as words, you may see contractions in informal writing: Two's company, three's a crowd, Seven's my lucky number.

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