when should i use I'm or I am?

I am not really sure when to I'm or I am

for example "im from canada"

i don't know weather to use I'm or I am

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Ashley is right; you can't always use either 'I am' or 'I'm', because even though they mean the same ("I'm" is the contraction of "I am") they are not used the same way. When in the final position, you can't use "I'm", for ex. in short answers:

    Are you from Canada? - Yes, I am. Not: - Yes, I'm.

  • 1 decade ago

    I am is the same thing as 'I'm'. I am is just formal. I'm is something called a contraction..just a shortened version of the word people use casually. I+am=I'm

    More examples: What+is=what're

    You+are=You're

    It+is=It's

    They+are=they're

  • 5 years ago

    I'm Batman

  • 1 decade ago

    I'm is just a contraction for I am. You can use I'm in any instance instead of I am, except when you're saying, "That's just the way I am." or something similar. "That's just the way I'm." just doesn't sound right.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I'm is more informal. Say your were writing a paper, I would write I am, but in everyday speech I'm is fine.

  • It doesn't matter at all. It's just easier to say I'm.

    Otherwise there's no difference.

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    for example "im from canada"

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  • 1 decade ago

    it's sounds a lot better to say I'm.

  • :P you don't know 'wether' to use I'm or I am. Use I'm, it's shorter and much mored to the point!

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Of course it matters.That is why the lady is asking.

    Just because it does not not matter to you.It is proper grammar.

    Just think of sentences that require the proper "i am" or "i'm"

    You will find the correct way.Just slow down and think ))))

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