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Apostrophes - Exercise 4

Directions: Follow directions for creating possessive in each part of the exercise.
Write your answers in the space provided under each item. When you have completed the exercise, click on "Check My Answers" and check your answers with those on the answer key.

1. The chances of succeeding are anybodys guess.

2. The team has finally reached its goal.

3. Its difficult to discipline yourself to exercise every day.

4. The anteater put its nose on the anthill and swiftly emptied the hill of its inhabitants.

5. Ones vocabulary is sometimes an indication of ones education.

6. The club held its first meeting at a local hotel.

7. I read someones paper but can’t remember what it said.

8. The lush growth suggests that its rained here recently.

9. The corporal hung his uniform in the closet.

10. The essay is a success; its thesis is clear and well supported.



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English Department
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