Teaching Grammar: It's vs Its

Teaching Grammar: It's vs Its

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Teaching Grammar: It's vs Its

Teaching Grammar: It's vs Its.

This one is confusing, because generally, in addition to being used in contractions, an apostrophe indicates ownership, as in "Dad's new car." But, "it's" is actually the short version of "it is" or "it has." "Its" with no apostrophe means belonging to it.

It's = it is
Its = belonging to it

It's important to remember to bring your telephone and its extra battery.

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Teaching Grammar: It's vs Its.

This one is confusing, because generally, in addition to being used in contractions, an apostrophe indicates ownership, as in "Dad's new car." But, "it's" is actually the short version of "it is" or "it has." "Its" with no apostrophe means belonging to it.

It's = it is
Its = belonging to it

It's important to remember to bring your telephone and its extra battery.

 

Teaching Grammar: It's vs Its.

This one is confusing, because generally, in addition to being used in contractions, an apostrophe indicates ownership, as in "Dad's new car." But, "it's" is actually the short version of "it is" or "it has." "Its" with no apostrophe means belonging to it.

It's = it is
Its = belonging to it

It's important to remember to bring your telephone and its extra battery.

 

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Created: Jan 21 2012 at 01:24:43 AM
Updated: Jan 21 2012 at 01:24:43 AM
Category: Jobs & Careers
Language: English

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