What's Causing the Confusion?
Possessive Form of 'It'
Can the Contracted Form Mean 'It Was?'
- Its is the possessive pronoun of 'it' showing possession or ownership by a thing non-human.
We use apostrophes to show possession for a noun. For example "The captain's" or "the cat's" is the possessive forms of 'captain' and 'cat' (as in 'the captain's boat or the cat's basket).
The dog chased
The car has
Its' is not a word in the English language, so do not use this combination..
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