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Homophones Sound alike But are spelled differently And have different meaning
to, two, too To is a preposition. It means “in a direction toward”: Let’s go to a movie. They drove to the beach. She went to the mall. We hurried to class.
to, two, too To also forms the infinitive “to + a verb”: We need to go now. They like to play outside. She has to study tonight.
to, two, too Two is a number (2): He has two dollars. My friend has two dogs. She ate two slices of pizza. We watched two movies.
to, two, too Too is an adverb. It means “also.” He likes pizza; I like pizza, too. I like math, but I like English, too. May Joey go with us, too? Too also means “excessively,” as in too much or too many.
their, there, they’re Their is a possessive pronoun. It means something belongs to them: Those are their books. Joey and Matt have to watch their sister. My cousins left their iPods at my house.
their, there, they’re There is a certain place: Go stand over there. I was there at the game. She has been there all day. Remember: Where? There or here.
their, there, they’re They’re is a contraction for they are: They’re my neighbors. They’re my best friends. They’re going with us.
theirs, there’s Theirs is a possessive pronoun. It means something belongs to them. Those books are theirs. Those pens are mine, not theirs. They left theirs at home.
theirs, there’s There's is a contraction for there is. There’s no more soda left. Study where there’s no one to distract you. There’s a new kid in their class. There’s a lot of dirt on the floor.
your, you’re Your is a possessive pronoun. It means something belongs to you. Your pen is on the floor. Where is your homework? Call your mom to see if you can go. Is he your brother?
your, you’re You’re is a contraction for you are. You’re my best friend. You’re doing a great job. Raise your hand if you’re going. Did you say you’re playing golf this weekend?
its, it’s Its is a possessive pronoun. It means something belongs to it. My dog wags its tail a lot. The baby is crying for its mother. The cat plays with its toys. The horse eats its hay.
its, it’s It’s is a contraction for it is. The apostrophe shows that the i in is is missing. It’s a nice day today. It’s rude to interrupt. It’s a good idea to study.
whose, who’s Whose is a possessive pronoun. It means you don’t know who something belongs to. Whose books are these? I don’t know whose they are. I wonder whose keys these are. Whose could they be?
whose, who’s Who’s is a contraction for who is. Who’s going on the trip? Who’s your best friend? Who’s playing football this year? I have a friend who’s from Florida. She has an uncle who’s a boxer.