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Tip 15: Commonly Confused Words

They’re = they are
They’re finished with the work.

Their = belonging to them
Their work is finished.

There = a place
We left our fishing gear there.

You’re = you are
You’re my favorite hero.

Your = belonging to you
Your red cape is distracting me.

Who’s = who is
Who’s going to take me home?

Whose = belonging to whom
Whose alligator purse is that?

And the MOST commonly misused word is:

It’s = it is
It’s almost time to leave.
If you think it’s ready, quit stirring it.

Its = belonging to it
Its coat was matted and dirty.
Did Max’s science fair project win its category?