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Rule "its vs it is"

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Description: its vs it is
Message: Did you mean it's (short for 'it is' or 'it has') instead of 'its' (possessive pronoun)?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I can't share it as its closely monitored by our teacher.
    Correction suggestion: it's
  • Its purring like a kitten.
    Correction suggestion: It's
  • So its coming from outside my local network.
    Correction suggestion: it's
  • Its been about 2 months since I trained regularly.
    Correction suggestion: It's
  • Anyone has idea why its behaving like that all of sudden?
    Correction suggestion: it's
  • We're not sure how its going to end.
    Correction suggestion: it's
  • Its working as expected.
    Correction suggestion: It's
  • But its working like a charm.
    Correction suggestion: it's
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • From its opening in 1897 until its closing in 1962, it specialised in naturalistic horror shows.
  • Cooper Union has been located in the East Village since its founding in 1859.
  • It may cut that rating again, as well as its rating for Enron's commercial paper.
  • Its Counting of the Dead City officials have refined their method for tabulating the number of people missing or killed after the Sept. 11 attack.
  • He stayed away from politics for the most part, jabbing at the Clinton administration only briefly for its handling of the case of Elian Gonzalez.
  • Yesterday, utility analysts praised the company for its timing despite the public relations.
  • The Dáil must be dissolved within five years after its first meeting following the previous election.
  • An important difference between a manual and an electronic accounting system is the former's latency between the recording of a financial transaction and its posting in the relevant account.
  • The Solar System and its interrelated past.
  • More significantly, in 325 he summoned the First Council of Nicaea, most known for its dealing with Arianism and for instituting the Nicene Creed.
  • The theme song is unique for its sampling of power tools.
  • Its drafting by the Continental Congress began in mid-1776.
  • However, its copying in subsequent generations indicates that it was used as a model of legal and judicial reasoning.
  • ...in the ending -at- that typically marks feminine nouns), but pronounced as -ā in other nouns (hence its writing in this fashion in the Arabic script).
  • After its decommissioning as a gas chamber, the building was converted to a storage facility and later served as an air raid shelter for the SS.
  • The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man.
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ID: IT_IS_2 [8]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-30 20:33:02 +0000)