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

    Its

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

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Personal pronouns that take the form of possessives do not take apostrophes.
    theirs
    hers
    his
    its
    ours
    No apostrophes!

    Of course, nouns (not pronouns!) do take an apostrophe when taking the possessive form.

    Simple, isn't it?



    Thanks for great information

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    I think it's is correct...

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

    Faruk, is this a correct sentence?

    The dog ate from it is food dish and drank from it is water dish.

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    Thumbs down Re: "it's" vs "its"

    one answer was "its is right." I think the word right is the wrong one to use. Correct would be a more appropriate word. Am I correct in that assumption?

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

    Quote Originally Posted by stnmd View Post
    one answer was "its is right." I think the word right is the wrong one to use. Correct would be a more appropriate word. Am I correct in that assumption?
    But "its" is right.


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

    thank u a lot of information

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    "its" true...

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