So, these two terms are relatively simple to use. Proper placement is EVERYTHING here.
Of course, the definition is most important. To define each of these equally confusing terms, let’s turn to Webster.
“Its” is an adjective. The term ‘its’ is used to explain something relating to itself. Here is an example of ‘its’ being used properly. “The dog placed its final paw print into the flower bed.”
Now, the term ‘it’s’ is a conjunction, you all remember School House Rock: Conjunction Junction (sings) “what’s your function.” Sure you do, but if you’re in denial, a conjunction is the act of combining, in this case words.
“It’s” is a contraction for ”It is” and/or “it has”. For example, “it’s a shame she didn’t think to eat before the wedding, look at that stain!”
Possession is nine tenths of the law.
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