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Sep 4 2008   11:08AM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business 0904



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Tags:
Business writing
its/it's
pronouns
cash-incentive.jpg Which is correct?
The agency is renewing ____ financial incentives for environmentally friendly manufacturing processes.
a. its
b. it`s

Answer: a

Explanation:
It`s can only mean it is or it has. Like other possessive pronouns, such as hers or ours, it never takes an apostrophe.

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