Its or It's?

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so...........
if the dogs do not have "its" day, but some
could we use "it's day"?
 

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You'd say 'their' for the plural.;-)
 

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Firelord said:
so...........
if the dogs do not have "its" day, but some
could we use "it's day"?

The word "it's" is never a possessive. "It's" is a contraction of "it is" or "it has". :wink:
 

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MikeNewYork said:
The word "it's" is never a possessive. "It's" is a contraction of "it is" or "it has". :wink:


Finally, someone who explains it as I do. My students say "It is, its and it's are a bit confusing". I say, " If the word is either possessive or a contraction and the student is really reading the sentence, then you should be able to identify how it is used." Thank you.
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Yes, that's correct.
 

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It's (it is) its (the dog's) food . Is that correct?
"It's its food" is correct, but it's a little tough to say.
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has it's day :-D
 

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has it's day :-D
That can't be right. That is because "it's" in that phrase means "belonging to it" and thus it should be "its".


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Because it's a pronoun (*wink*), "it" follows the same forms as other pronouns: he's, she's and it's; his, her and its. "Its" is closest in actual form to "his," and surely no one would be tempted to include an apostrophe in "his" - even in a culture wherein the current U.S. President's name has drawn more than its (*wink*) fair share of apostrophes.
 

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Every dog has its day.
Lucky dog :)
 

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omg ...............i didn't know this before :shock: . i have vote for it's .
but now i know that { it's = it is and its = shows the possessiveness of dog }
am i right or not .....? :roll:
 

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i think It's:roll:
 
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