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Thread: "it's" vs "its"

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    #31

    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    No teacher.

    Yeah, I agree with the guys who say its is the right one.

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    #32

    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    If you look back through the thread, you'll see that RonBee has confirmed the correct answer several times.

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    #33

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    You taught me a lesson on that one, 5jj.

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    #34

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    Yep, the answer is "its"....

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    #35

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    Clearly "its" :)

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    #36

    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    "its" is possesive, and "it's" is contraction

    so the answer it "its" . . yeas i'm right. .

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    #37

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    it's is contracted form of it is and it doesn't make any sense there

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    #38

    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Which one is right?
    A very simple "rule of thumb" to follow for this is the following: If, when reading out the question, you can say "it is" then the one you would use is it's. If, when reading out the question, you can not say "it is" and have the sentence make sense, then you use its.

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    #39

    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    I think. Both are correct but when I talking to use, I usally use "it's". Because it's easier.

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    #40

    Re: "it's" vs "its"

    Quote Originally Posted by heckedonder View Post
    I think. Both are correct but when I talking to use, I usally use "it's". Because it's easier.
    Only use it's where you could write it is or it has. If you can't, then it's is always​ wrong.

    Since its and it's are pronounced the same, this applies only to written English.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 29-Jul-2016 at 22:18. Reason: To qualify the message.
    I am not a teacher.

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