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"Its" and "It's" explained, along with exercise

The word ‘it’s’ is used as a short form of ‘it is’ or ‘it has’.

 ‘Its’ is used to mean ‘that things…’. Here the word is used as a pronoun. The use of ‘its’ is sometimes considered as grammatically incorrect.

 The word “it’s” is not usually used only in the spoken form of language. The “it’s” is usually used in the beginning of a sentence. “Its” is used usually towards the middle of a sentence.

 I have created an exercises which you can download and use without the need for printing. Here is the exercise to know more about the difference between its and it's 

Author: Jims Varkey


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