Contraction Nouns Examples. Take, for example, the contraction of the words “the dancer” and “is,” which becomes “the dancer’s.” if you said, “the dancer’s flushed,” meaning “the dancer exerted herself and her face became red,” someone listening to you (instead of reading) might think you meant that some dancers flushed a commode. Who is a pronoun, and is is a verb.
When we make a contraction, we commonly put an apostrophe in place of a. A contraction is a word that takes the place of two other words. Possessive noun (ball belongs to the children) 7.