Contractions with It

Like other pronouns, “it” can be used in contractions with verbs. Though contractions are generally only used in informal prose—whether spoken or written—it is still important to know about contractions with “it.” This article explains.

What Is a Contraction?

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Its Possessive

“Its” is the possessive form of the third person singular pronoun “it.” Its is one of the words that is most frequently confused. This article puts “its” in context to help you avoid confusion in the future.

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It’s or Its

“Its”/”it’s” is one of the most frequently confused pairs of words in English. Even people who know exactly what the two words mean and the distinction between them may sometimes type one for the other by accident. This article [...] Continue Reading…

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Its vs. Its

“Its” is one of the most frequently confused words often substituting for or being substituted by “it’s.” Looking at the different forms of the personal pronoun “it” can help fix the meaning of “its” in your mind. This article [...] Continue Reading…

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It’s vs Its Quiz

Here is a quiz to test your understanding of “its” vs “it’s.” If you are clear about the meanings, this quiz can serve as a review. If you are not clear, the quiz can help you understand that you [...] Continue Reading…

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