Definition of you've in English:

you've

Pronunciation /jʊv//juːv/

contraction

  • You have.

    ‘you've changed’
    • ‘As an adult, now is the time to go on that diet you've been promising yourself since January.’
    • ‘Never ask an open question on your weblog before you've tried asking Google first.’
    • ‘Once you've gone down that road it is mostly downhill and getting steeper by day.’
    • ‘When you reach the rushes and a good stone track, you've done the ascent, the rest is a cruise.’
    • ‘He played stuff, the like of which you've never heard, and every tune blew your socks off.’
    • ‘As a matter of fact, you look as if you've been sitting out in the sun as well.’
    • ‘If you want to get law that is enforceable you've got to go get to the street!’
    • ‘The thing about winning in life is you've got to concentrate on what is necessary to reach the top.’
    • ‘The thing about a shed is you don't want it taking up the whole yard, but you've got so much stuff to cram in it.’
    • ‘This will be lovely, though it sounds scary and messy until you've looked into it.’
    • ‘Once you select a number the game is over, and your score is the number that you've been given.’
    • ‘If you've a partner who refuses to ride pillion, you've the option of adding a sidecar.’
    • ‘Your wardrobe has taken over the entire top floor of our house and you've still got nothing to wear.’
    • ‘When you buy something new you don't expect to then find what you've bought is second hand.’
    • ‘I realise acting is a risky profession but you've got to keep believing in yourself.’
    • ‘We know you've got the Smash Hits tour coming up, and then a new album on the way.’
    • ‘I still think we've got a side capable of achieving more but you've got to be realistic.’
    • ‘If you've always hated them, pop them out of their skins and taste the difference.’
    • ‘So, the day after you've been paid, what's left for having a great time down the pub?’
    • ‘There could be more car parking spaces, but then you've got the problem of where to find them.’

Pronunciation

you've

/jʊv//juːv/