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Contractions function almost identically to the full two-word phrase. But they are only appropriate in some places in a sentence. It's one of the weird quirks of this language we've.

@bmreiniger Not as deep-dive as here:

lingthusiasm.com/post/66253556

It's a complicated question that doesn't seem to admit to any simple rules, no matter how much the enthusiastic amateurs might sound definitive.

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