danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
Each sentence below contains two apostrophes. Which sentence gives an example of an apostrophe used to show possession, as well as one that is used as a contraction? A. Let's see whom we'll call on next. B. It's Howard's fault. C. Lady's slippers were under Carol's bed. D. I can't say whether it's hers.
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danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
i feel like it would be A but im not sure im right
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
Possession shows something that someone has. So like Molly's cat or Sabrina's eyes. Can you make a guess now knowing that information?
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
So it would not be A

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danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
so would it be either B or C?
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
Yes, one of those.
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
Does It's (or It is) show possession?
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
it's?
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
No, in B it says 'It's Howard's fault'. Would "It's" in this situation show possession? Yes or no.
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
Remember, Possession shows something that someone has like Molly's cat or Sabrina's eyes.
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
no?
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
so it would be C?
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
Correct! It would be C.
AvaOBri
  • AvaOBri
Lady's slipper and Carol's bed both show possession.
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
thanks
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
i put C and it was wrong @Atsie @Cardinal_Carlo
Atsie
  • Atsie
I'd almost expect it to be D
anonymous
  • anonymous
It's B. 'It is...' is contracted to 'it's' and Howard is possessing his 'fault'
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
i thought so thank you

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