Saturday, March 24, 2012

Apostrophe and Semicolon

It is used to show possession or ownership.
Example : This is Sameer’s book. This sentence shows that Sameer is the owner of this book

Apostrophe is also used to join two words
Does + Not = Doesn’t.
Do + not = Don’t,
Could + not = couldn’t

Like conjunctions, it is used to join two sentences.
Examples :
Read the instructions thoroughly; don't overlook any of them.
When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate.

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