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    hugomlazaro is offline Newbie
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    Who's and Whose

    when to use "who's" and "Whose" which has a similar pronunciation?

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    Re: Who's and Whose

    "Whose" indicates possession. Whose coat is this?

    "Who's" is a contraction for "who is" or "who has." Who's the right man for this job?

    Many native speakers don't know the word "whose" exists and use "who's" incorrectly.
    Last edited by SoothingDave; 23-Jan-2013 at 16:11.

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