Here are 3 common, but, easy mistakes to Avoid
Your – You’re
- Your refers to a person’s attributes e.g.
- You’re – short for You are
You should try to improve your grammar.
You’re never going to believe this, but, you placed the apostrophe in the wrong place – again!
The simple step is to make sure you’re able to say you are.
For example, it is wrong to say:
You should try to improve you’re (you are) grammar
There Their There
- There refers to a place
- Their refers to a person.
I shall go over there to read the book.
They should remember their grammar and punctuation when writing an essay.
I would like to go there.
Their main problem in travelling to New York was getting over there.
It Its It’s
- It’s is short for it is.
It’s (it is) a beautiful day.
It’s (it is) a shame I never know the difference between a split infinitive and conjugation.
- Its refers to an object
The main use of a comma is in its ability to separate a sentence into different sections.
(note here we couldn’t say “in it is ability”)
It’s a shame to discard the benefit of its undoubted ability to save time.