Its vs It's

Its and It's is one of the most common mistakes in the English grammar. A large number of writers make mistake using them. Now, Vocabeasy has a superb mind trick for this that doesn't let you mar your grammar.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

        Its  (without apostrophe)
Meaning:
  • its is the possessive case of it. (like yours, hers, ours)
Usages:
  1. Robot has lost its power. (not it's)
  2. The rest of its funding comes from state.

        It's (with apostrophe)
Meaning:
  • It's is the contraction form of "it is". It is not in possessive form, we add 's to a singular noun to show possession like- Ram's, Joe's, etc. 
  • Keep in mind that it is a pronoun, and we never add an apostrophe (') to make a pronoun possessive. Add only "s" to a pronoun to make possessive like yours, theirs, hers, ours and its
Usages:
  1. It's a computer. = It is  
  2. It's been a year since I met her. = It has

Mind Tricks:
Whenever see an apostrophe (') in the it's, consider the apostrophe equal to i, ' = i, and make it as it is or it has. See our visual word below for more detail.



Visual word


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