Common Mistakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

its / it's

its

belonging to it

  • That dog just walked on its back legs.
  • That store is having its back-to-school sale.
  • My car has a mind of its own.

it's

it is

  • Guess what? It’s my birthday!
  • Do you know if it’s four o’clock yet?

it has

  • It’s been driving me crazy.
  • I think it’s taken the waiter twenty minutes to come back.

 

Instructions for the quiz:

Fill in each blank with its or it's.