its adjective

of the thing or animal that you have just talked about:

  • The dog has hurt its leg.
  • The company has its factory in Hull.
which word?

Its or it’s? Be careful! It’s is a short way of saying it is or it has: It’s (= it is) cold today. • It’s (= it has) been raining. Its means ‘belonging to it’: The bird has broken its wing.

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