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    Default its or it's

    What is differance between its or it's?When to use its or it's?

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    mykwyner is offline Key Member
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    It's means it is.

    It's a beautiful day. [It is a butiful day.]


    Its means belongs to it. The dog scratched its ear. [the dog scratched the ear that belongs to it.]

    An easy test is to substitute the words "it is" in the place of the its you want to use, and see if the sentence makes sense. If it does, use it's. If you're still not sure, substitute the word "his" in placde of the its. If it makes sense, use its.

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    willson is offline Newbie
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    I know them clearly too

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    Default Re: its or it's

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner View Post
    It's means it is.

    It's a beautiful day. [It is a butiful day.]


    Its means belongs to it. The dog scratched its ear. [the dog scratched the ear that belongs to it.]

    An easy test is to substitute the words "it is" in the place of the its you want to use, and see if the sentence makes sense. If it does, use it's. If you're still not sure, substitute the word "his" in placde of the its. If it makes sense, use its.
    Thanks mykwyner,
    I have understood yours point

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