it's vs its

it's its


  • 1) Plural form of it.
  • 2) The possessive case of the neuter pro it. See it, 1 , and he I., C .
  • 3) Possessive form of the pronoun it. See it.
  • 4) Its is even rarer in double possessive constructions.
  • 5) rare The one (or ones) belonging to it.


  • 1) Each is headed by its own president whose headquarters are within his territory.
  • 2) There is no end to its powers ).
  • 3) AN austere biscuit whose popularity exceeds its taste.
  • 4) But that is fair exchange for a world leader in its niche whose profits should grow by 20 per cent this year.
  • 5) There can be few poems whose language is so at odds with its message, whose form runs so aggressively counter to its content.
  • 6) HIYYYOOOOOOOOOO!...enjoy the snow and dont forget to dab on some Sex Panther..its made from bits of real panther, so you know its good. idiocracyisprophecy
  • 7) I'm not sure the second screen would offer enough extra value..its like it can't decide if its a tablet or an ereader.
  • 8) Thinkofwhy…there is power in NUMBERS..and we have them out numbered…all its going to take are some cases with a high profile..a congressman/ or woman, a few actors etc… and things are going to change real soon..its already started, like a big boulder of truth going down hill..we MUST do our part and spread the word.
  • 9) Intuit's recent announcement of its intention to acquire Mint, the largest of the free online personal-finance services, portends good things for consumers -- if the company can combine what's best about Mint and  its own free online product, Quicken Online.
  • 10) But, when its your only daughter..its still scary.
  • 11) Maybe I just have too much time on my hands today..its either surf the net or go outside and do some yard work while its almost 90 degrees..well this is fall for you in Arizona unfortunatly...
  • 12) November 21, 2008 at 2:09 pm well….i know this is going to sound really gay but mr hyde and doctor jekill is like…one of my favorite books and im deeply angry that this isnt in it. its na old movie…but..its so great…really…why cant you edit the list and take out friday night lights and put in mr hyde and dr jekill?
  • 13) This is why it is utterly pointless for the BBC to go to all the trouble of wrapping DRM around its content - note, *its* content, not other people's - and inconveniencing most of the online world in the process:
  • 14) ‘She drove across the grass area, hit the road sign and the car turned over on to its side.’
  • 15) ‘You could serve it as a side dish, on its own with a salad, or as part of buffet spread.’
  • 16) ‘The bow is separated from the main body of the wreck and rests on its starboard side.’
  • 17) ‘Living with it for a week in all sorts of conditions brought out its good and bad sides.’
  • 18) ‘They appear to be of much more value to the area and its people than the paid officials.’
  • 19) ‘If you want to look at what a treat you are in for, visit the site and its web camera.’
  • 20) ‘It had toppled itself so far over to one side that it had pulled its roots out of the soil.’
  • 21) ‘If the very last trick has no winner its cards go to the winner of the previous trick.’
  • 22) ‘It now offers a new owner the chance to build upon its past and to reawaken it as a working estate.’
  • 23) ‘Maybe it is like a moth to a flame, fascinated by its brightness but also blinded by it.’
  • 24) ‘This is the most infuriating type of horror flick in that it and its cast are just so stupid.’
  • 25) ‘Taylor is taking full advantage of the garden looking at its best at this time of year.’
  • 26) ‘No other land sale in Scotland has relied on a charter of such antiquity for its sale.’
  • 27) ‘The game had started off slowly and cautiously but it did not take long to find its tempo.’
  • 28) ‘The label on the back suggests that to drink it at its best you should heat it up and add a slice of orange.’
  • 29) ‘To me, a squeak or rattle is reason enough to sell a car, to him it's part of its charm.’
  • 30) ‘The retreat will be the first of its kind in Britain, and only the second in the world.’
  • 31) ‘A scan at the gantry and its array of various malts tells me this is a decent hostelry.’
  • 32) ‘The council is to fund the lease by selling some of its other properties in the city.’
  • 33) ‘Not the least of its achievements is the way it makes you look anew at the area it describes.’
  • 34) ‘The ideal is for a lamb to have milk from its mother as soon as possible after birth.’
  • 35) ‘Owner Jane Organ said it was tragic for the pup to be taken from its mother at such a young age.’
  • 36) ‘She may be its mother but that does not give her the right to decide whether or not it lives or dies.’
  • 37) ‘Rather than try to fend me off, like the crab, it attempts to hide further in its shell.’
  • 38) ‘All they have to do is put a picture of the baby and copy of its birth certificate onto the site.’
  • 39) ‘It was the sort of smile used by an animal when it realizes its prey is in its clawed grasp.’
  • 40) ‘This was a tax paid to the lord of the manor when an animal had been sold by its owner.’
  • 41) ‘She took it to a vet after being shocked by the sight of the abscess on the side of its body.’
  • 42) ‘It is not that important to me to kill a good looking fish to determine its true identity.’
  • 43) ‘The chicken must have missed its mommy and spotted her on the other side of the road.’
  • 44) ‘The lice were the size of grains of rice, each with its own bite, each with its own itch.’
  • 45) ‘The bear toppled out of the window and followed as fast as its stubby legs would allow.’
  • 46) ‘If you just eat it, darling, then it can be with the rest of its friends in your tummy!’
  • 47) ‘It had a little blood on its neck, so I guess it had been caught and abandoned by a cat.’
  • 48) ‘It raises its head up above the parapet now and then and when it finds me it bites me hard and makes me cry.’
  • 49) ‘In the dream he had just got a pet squirrel which his girlfriend told him to carry home by its tail.’
  • 50) ‘Had my husband not been the man he is he would have left the dog to its own devices.’

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