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Lesson 408 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Apostrophes

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Use no apostrophe in personal, relative, or interrogative pronoun possessives. (Words like its, hers, his, ours, yours, theirs, and whose) Example: This book must be yours. Whose is it?
Instructions: Supply the apostrophes to make the possessives in the following sentences.
1. This book must be someones.
2. Everyones voice will be heard but yours.
3. Whose idea was it to stay longer?
4. Somebodys wallet is on the ground. Is it hers?
5. I found anothers concept whose time had come similar to yours.
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Lesson 408 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes

 

Answers:
1. This book must be someone’s.
2. Everyone’s voice will be heard but yours.
3. Whose idea was it to stay longer?
4. Somebody’s wallet is on the ground. Is it hers?
5. I found another’s concept whose time had come similar to yours.

Lesson 408 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes

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