Possessives Versus Contractions: How to Avoid Confusing Them

By | January 10th, 2017|Contractions, Possessives|Comments Off on Possessives Versus Contractions: How to Avoid Confusing Them

In spoken English, two words may be confused due to the fact that they are pronounced exactly the same, yet are spelled differently. One case of this occurring is with the possessives versus contractions of words in a sentence. The possessive form is, for example, "your," "their," and "its," whereas the contractions would be "you're," "they're," and [...]