The apostrophe is a small punctuation mark with a long name.
The apostrophe is used a lot in English.
These are different shapes or fonts of the apostrophe
Apostrophes in English serve two basic functions;
1.) they show possession,
2.) they indicate that letters have been removed from the original words forming a contraction.
In the following examples, you will see examples of apostrophes being used for both purposes: possessives and contractions .
Brad's car The car belongs to Brad.
You're learning English. You are
Brad's teaching English. Brad is
She's learning English. She is
You'll learn a lot. You will
Alice's backpack The backpack belongs to Alice.
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