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    Using the Right Word: it's, its

    Monday, March 29, 2010

    It's is the contraction of "it is" or "it has." Its is the possessive form of "it."

    It's not simply what you know; it's also whom you know.
    The medical clinic finally remodeled its outdated waiting room.

    (From Write for Business, page 233, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 45)