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Help with ApostrophesBelow is the main lesson about using apostrophes on Grammar Monster:
- Apostrophe Placement Rules
- Apostrophes after Z
- Apostrophe for Ownership
- Apostrophes in Contractions (e.g., isn't, can't)
- Apostrophe Misuse
- Apostrophes after Acronyms and Abbreviations
- Apostrophes in Temporal Expressions (e.g., 2 years' insurance, a day's pay)
Apostrophe ExercisesHere are the exercises related to using apostrophes:
Apostrophe Exercise (General Use). This exercise contains 28 dual-choice questions covering the use of apostrophes in contractions (e.g., can't, won’t), in temporal expressions (2 days' pay), and for possession (the dog's dinner, the dogs' dinner).
Apostrophe Exercise (Possession). This exercise contains 18 multiple-choice questions on apostrophes for possession.
Possessive Case Exercise. This exercise contains 18 multiple-choice questions on the possessive case in general.
Apostrophe Exercise (General Use). This exercise contains 18 multiple-choice questions on the general use of apostrophes.
Apostrophe Exercise (Temporal Expressions). This exercise contains 20 multiple-choice questions on the use of apostrophes in temporal expressions (e.g., a day's pay, two years' insurance).
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