When can we use "ya" instead of "you" in soeaking and writing? Can "ya" be always used instead of "you" or there's a rule?
Dec 7, 2016 9:02 AM
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You can use it while speaking but never in writing. Ya is american slang, I dont know the rules because it is slang and doesnt have rules >.>
December 7, 2016
As a general rule - 'ya' is very informal, 'you' is normal/formal. I wouldn't ever use 'ya' in writing unless I writing a short message to a friend. Don't use it in a job application or anything important! In speaking, I wouldn't use it often at all. To me it sounds like something more common in Australian or some American accents.
December 7, 2016
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