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Rule "its vs. it's"

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Description: its vs. it's
Message: Did you mean its (possessive pronoun) instead of 'it’s' (short for 'it is')?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/its/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I can’t remember it’s name.
    Correction suggestion: its
  • Freeze it’s target.
    Correction suggestion: its
  • The cat has just stuck it's claw in my arm.
    Correction suggestion: its
  • As far as apm is concerned, it has done it’s job.
    Correction suggestion: its
  • What are it's benefits?
    Correction suggestion: its
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It's nice.
  • I think it's still valid.
  • I think it's fast enough.
  • With DMA disabled it's possible to output with a high sampling frequency.
  • I know it's cliche but time really does go faster and faster the older you get.
  • I think it's PMS time.
  • I hope it's vacation.
  • People accept it's most likely people.
  • In this kind of weather it's best if I stay at home and don't go outside.
  • They decided it’s best not to.
  • When they do it’s kind of shocking.
  • I feel it's something I can do.
  • I can't believe it's birthday time again already!
  • I hope it's nothing serious.
  • I reckon it's time to wake up.
  • We can't do that cause it's plagiarism.
  • We can sell it like it's brand new.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: IT_IS [30]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-10 20:33:03 +0000)