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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)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This is an opportunity to see how SAP addresses it's internal developers.
    Correction suggestion: its
  • Constant company wears out it's welcome.
    Correction suggestion: its
  • If you and John want to join us for Chinese while you the washing machine does it's work, please let us know.
    Correction suggestion: its
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Who says it's going to be published?
  • For the first fifteen or twenty minutes, it's possible to be more or less interested.
  • For the first fifteen or twenty minutes it's possible to be more or less interested.
  • He thinks it's funny too.
  • Sheperdson, however, believes it's clear that electricity costs are on the rise.
  • After work it is just too hard, and during weekends it's just too far away.
  • I've been waved off so many times it's hard to overcome my conditioning.
  • It seems it's like a flu shot.
  • LT marks "it's" and suggests it's incorrect and should be "its" but then doesn't highlight that it be changed back.
  • My mom claims it's radiation.
  • I think at times it's very easy to be overwhelmed by facts and figures.
  • It depends whose hands it's in.
  • And with five kids it's hard not to use power.
  • And the funny thing is it's okay.
  • And when you're with a big group of friends it's even more fun.
  • It looks like it's just the two of us.
  • In such cases it's often a good idea to think twice.
  • The admission costs six euros but on Sundays it's free.
  • Melatonin, the hormone that signals it’s time to sleep.
  • Comparison to the engine in Office 365 shows it's very similar.
  • Comparison to the engine in Office 365 shows it's similar.
  • See why Neil believes it's important to have a personal trainer.
  • Yes, well, that just proves it's nothing but the firing of neurons.
  • But it turns out it's free.
  • And then he recognizes it's Bob.
  • He ensures it's ideal for them.
  • Tom believes it's simpler than that.
  • They'll be vulnerable to further declines until it's clear that the economy has completed its downswing.
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ID: IT_IS [43]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-25 22:33:07 +0200)