English grammar rule Wont contraction

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Won’t is a contraction of will not.

Wont is an old-fashioned word used two ways. As an adjective, it means someone is in the habit of doing something, while as a noun it indicates customary behavior.

Examples of 'Wont contraction' rule
  1. As a contraction:
    Incorrect Jimmy wont do his homework.
    Correct Jimmy won’t do his homework.
  2. <em>wont</em>
    Correct Penelope is wont to run a mile every day.
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