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6. Which of these sentences uses ‘it’s’ correctly? 'There’s nothing wrong with it’s color.' 'It’s all right if you’d rather not have any.'

‘Its’ is the possessive form, like his, hers, theirs. ‘It’s’ is a contraction for ‘it is.’ It is (it’s) confusing because so often the possessive is formed with an apostrophe: Tony’s camera, Salome’s shoes. (The Monitor’s copydesk cites the it’s/its problem as the No. 1 grammatical error they see in raw copy.)

‘Its’ is the possessive form, like his, hers, theirs. ‘It’s’ is a contraction for ‘it is.’ It is (it’s) confusing because so often the possessive is formed with an apostrophe: Tony’s camera, Salome’s shoes. (The Monitor’s copydesk cites the it’s/its problem as the No. 1 grammatical error they see in raw copy.)

‘Its’ is the possessive form, like his, hers, theirs. ‘It’s’ is a contraction for ‘it is.’ It is (it’s) confusing because so often the possessive is formed with an apostrophe: Tony’s camera, Salome’s shoes. (The Monitor’s copydesk cites the it’s/its problem as the No. 1 grammatical error they see in raw copy.)

‘Its’ is the possessive form, like his, hers, theirs. ‘It’s’ is a contraction for ‘it is.’ It is (it’s) confusing because so often the possessive is formed with an apostrophe: Tony’s camera, Salome’s shoes. (The Monitor’s copydesk cites the it’s/its problem as the No. 1 grammatical error they see in raw copy.)

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The first

 

The second

 

Both

 

Neither

 
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