Posted by grammar police on November 26, 2004 at 07:12:57:
In Reply to: I only went to school one day. posted by dawhale on November 26, 2004 at 05:26:55:
Since the subject has been opened:
their - belonging to them, as in "Their boat is really big."
they're - contraction for "they are," as in "They're diving on their boat."
there - a place opposite to here, as in "Let's dive over there."
its - belonging to it, as in "The shark showed its teeth." [this is an exception to the use of the apostrophe for possessives; see next entry]
it's - contraction of "it is," as in "It's cold diving during the winter in a wetsuit."
too - overly, as in "It's too damn cold."
two - the number 2, as in "Two divers on their boat, over there."
to - a direction toward, as in "Let's go to the island."
Thanks, I needed that! Rant over.
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