Homophones: Its and it's

These two homophones are often confused. You can see them spelled incorrectly every day. Try to make sure that you know which is which:

"it's" is the shortened form of "it is" or "it has".
For example: He's replacing his computer because it's very old. It's become very unreliable.

"its" means "belonging to it".
For example: The dog wagged its tail.

See if you can choose the correct words to fill the gaps in the following sentences. Click on the button alongside a word to see if you're right.

1. If ....... possible I'd like to see you tomorrow
    it's     its

2. The football club always has ....... annual meeting in January.
    it's     its

3. The bike is in good condition but ....... gears need adjusting.
    it's     its

4. Please remind me when ....... due for renewal.
    it's     its

5. The crowd slowly made ....... way home.
    it's     its

6. ....... rained every day since Monday.
    It's     Its

7. Ask Bill if ....... convenient to arrive about 7pm.
    it's     its

8. Luigi's restaurant is famous for ....... vegetarian meals.
    it's     its

9. The factory pays ....... workers very poor wages.
    it's     its

10. ....... been a close game but the best team won in the end.
    It's     Its


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