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Aug 28 2018   6:46PM GMT

You’re vs. your

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

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Due to a configuration problem, _____ email servers are down and users have no access.

a. you’re

b. your

Which is correct?


 

Answer: B

While this one seems obvious, but it never hurts to have a refresher! Your is possessive and functions as an adjective, usually placed before the noun it modifies. You’re is a contraction for you are and works wherever you would place you are.

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  • RichardO
    Your = Belongs to you, "Your email servers"

    You're = Short for You Are, "You're very tall"
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