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    Default "it's" vs "its"

    Which one is right?

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    Default Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Maybe they are greedier, but British dogs tend to eat and drink from bowls.

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    Default Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Maybe they are greedier, but British dogs tend to eat and drink from bowls.
    I think it amounts to the same thing.

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    Default Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Hello there

    I think the answer is Its

    am I correct

    thought my level is an upper Intermediate, but i think my English is not pretty good at all & my grammar as well . So , could you please tell me the answer

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    Default Re: "it's" vs "its"

    The word "its" is a possessive. "It's" is a contraction.


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    Default Re: "it's" vs "its"

    "It's" is the contraction, "Its" is the possessive; my question is..."does the possessive need an apostrophe such as Its'?........I'm having a Gray moment!!!
    p.s.-I've been asked to proofread a book, I may need to re-think my decision to do so!
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    Default Re: "it's" vs "its"

    I think its is correct

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    Wink Re: "it's" vs "its"

    It's "its"
    I'm right

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    Its is the right answer.

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