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    If the dinner belonged to the dog, it was its dinner. If the dinner belonged to me, it was my dinner.

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    Re: Apostrophes

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    If the dinner belonged to the dog, it was its dinner. If the dinner belonged to me, it was my dinner.

    :)
    I agree with you.LOL

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    Once the dog had started eating, wouldn't it automatically becomes the dog's dinner?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Once the dog had started eating, wouldn't it automatically becomes the dog's dinner?
    I would have to agree, LOL!

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    what's different between its and it's?

    i would choose either

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firelord
    what's different between its and it's?

    i would choose either
    The word "its" is a possessive adjective.
    The word "it's" is a conctraction of "it is" or "it has". :wink:

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    it's is used instead of it is, while
    its is used when describing that it has.

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    Re: Apostrophes

    Quote Originally Posted by nbonavia View Post
    Hi

    it's is used instead of it is, while
    its is used when describing that it has.
    Right1

    It`s - contracted form of "it is"
    its -possessive pronoun or adjective

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbonavia
    Hi

    it's is used instead of it is, while
    its is used when describing that it has.
    I agree with you! :wink:

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