View Poll Results: The dog ate from ___ food dish and drank from ___ water dish.

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Thread: "it's" vs "its"

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    The answer has never been ( It's ) .
    The correct answer is ( its ) .

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    I think "its" is the right one.
    Last edited by Majeste; 23-Jan-2010 at 00:08.

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Quote Originally Posted by Majeste View Post
    I think "its" is the right.
    Yes! (Either "its is right" or "its is the right one".)



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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Yes! (Either "its is right" or "its is the right one".)


    I see, thank you. The reason is that right is not a noun. I can't use "the" article with an adjective. Great! I'm really happy. :)

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    The dog ate from it's food dish and drank from it's water dish. - wrong
    The dog ate from it is food dish and drank from it is water dish. - wrong
    The dog ate from its food dish and drank from its water dish. - correct

    As you can see it's = it is, and it is makes absolutely no sense here.

    Whenever you could write his or her, you have to write its as well.
    (If you don't know its gender.)

    Cheers!


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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    The dog ate from it's food dish and drank from it's water dish. - wrong
    The dog ate from it is food dish and drank from it is water dish. - wrong
    The dog ate from its food dish and drank from its water dish. - correct

    As you can see it's = it is, and it is makes absolutely no sense here.

    Whenever you could write his or her, you have to write its as well.
    (If you don't know its gender.)

    Cheers!

    Thanks it's information has helped me

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    of course the right answer is "its" because the food dish and water dish are dog (gears)

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Its is the right answer.

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    I think its is alright

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    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    thank you

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