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Thatonegirl_

  • one year ago

It’s a dog wagging its tail, or It's a dog wagging it's tail?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It would be the first choice. "It's" is a contraction, which would make the sentence "the dog is wagging it is tail". Its is possessive.

  2. Thatonegirl_
    • one year ago
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    But isn't It's possessive?? @HoneyLemon

  3. Thatonegirl_
    • one year ago
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    Or do you only use a comma when its an object other than "it"?

  4. Thatonegirl_
    • one year ago
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    The dog's tail would be possessive but if it were "it" it would just be its? Idk how this is confusing me so much >.<

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It's can also mean "it is". In this case it's "It is a dog wagging its tail." The second "its" is not specific enough to be a possession.

  6. Thatonegirl_
    • one year ago
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    So is it's never used for possession?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @memestars1000 is right.

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    If the sentence is talking about someone specific like Thatonegirl_, it would have an apostrophe because it is using the name of a person. "Thatonegirl_'s" while the dog is just a dog so it would not be specific enough.

  9. Thatonegirl_
    • one year ago
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    Okay thanks for clearing that up! xD

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sure!:)

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