April 9, 2011

Grammar Bit #12.

It's vs. Its

It's = It is.
EX. It's raining outside.
Meaning, It is raining outside.

Its (with no apostrophe) = possession.
EX. I love its cover.
I judge a book by its cover.

Meaning, I love the cover, which belongs to a book.
I judge a book by the cover that belongs to it.


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