It’s / Its: Pengertian, Contoh Kalimat, dan Soal

Pengertian It’s dan Its

Kesalahan dalam memilih antara it’s dan its merupakan salah satu kesalahan yang paling umum dilakukan dalam English language, baik oleh native maupun non-native English.

It’s merupakan contraction (kata atau satu set angka yang satu atau lebih huruf atau angkanya telah dihilangkan) dari it is atau it hasIts (tanpa apostrophe) merupakan possessive adjective dari pronoun it.

It's vs. ItsContoh Kalimat It’s dan Its dan Artinya

  1. It’s a beautiful day to go outside and play.
    (Hari yang indah untuk pergi keluar dan bermain.)
  2. He told me that it’s quite easy for me to start a business.
    (Dia mengatakan kepada saya bahwa cukup mudah untuk saya memulai suatu usaha.)
  3. It’s been a few months since we last met.
    (Sudah beberapa bulan sejak terakhir kita bertemu.) it has
  4. Let’s go home. It’s starting to rain.
    (Mari kita pulang. Hujan mulain turun.)
  5. Its texture is rough and granular.
    (teksturnya kasar dan berbutir-butir.)
  6. Don’t sit on that chair. Its leg is broken.
    (Jangan duduk di kursi itu. Kakinya patah.)
  7. The hotel is very good for its services and facilities.
    (Hotel tersebut sangat bagus untuk pelayanan dan fasilitasnya.)
  8. I didn’t understand neither the function nor its derivative.
    (Saya tidak mengerti baik fungsi tersebut maupun turunannya.)

Contoh Soal Its dan It’s

Ketik a atau b untuk melengkapi kalimat di bawah ini.

  1. Jovi said, "... your turn to jump into the sea."

    1. Its
    2. It's

    Your answer:

  2. The country is trying to develop ... tourism and manufacturing sectors.

    1. its
    2. it's

    Your answer:

  3. Do you think ... important to learn a foreign language?

    1. its
    2. it's

    Your answer:

  4. ... design was later copied.

    1. Its
    2. It's

    Your answer:

  5. He wanted to know if the mixture could be separated into ... components by physical means.

    1. its
    2. it's

    Your answer:

  1. ... never to late too change your mind.

    1. Its
    2. It's

    Your answer:

  2. Every rhino has ... horn removed to protect it from poachers.

    1. its
    2. it's

    Your answer:

  3. You will find that ... good for us.

    1. its
    2. it's

    Your answer:

  4. I think ... going to rain cats and dogs.

    1. its
    2. it's

    Your answer:

  5. Why does a cat chase ... tail?

    1. its
    2. it's

    Your answer:

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References:

  1. Common Mistakes in English – It’s vs. Its. http://esl.about.com/od/grammarintermediate/a/cm_its.htm. Accessed on January 16, 2016.
  2. It’s and Its. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/exercises/grammar/grammar_tutorial/page_13.htm. Accessed on September 26, 2014.
  3. Its/It’s. http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/its.html. Accessed on September 26, 2014.
  4. It’s. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/it’s. Accessed on January 16, 2016.
  5. Common Mistakes in English – It’s vs. Its. http://esl.about.com/od/grammarintermediate/a/cm_its.htm. Accessed on January 16, 2016.
  6. It’s. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/it-s. Accessed on January 16, 2016.
  7. Its. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/its. Accessed on January 16, 2016.
  8. Its. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/its. Accessed on January 16, 2016.

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0 thoughts on “It’s / Its: Pengertian, Contoh Kalimat, dan Soal

  1. zayn  

    Is there the possessive pronoun of it??? Cause In other grammar book that I read, no possessive pronoun for it

  2. leli  

    Yg no.3 kebalik yah pilihan a dan b nya? Soalnya saya coba jawab a(it’s) , tapi pas dicek jawabannya b(its)? Padahal harusnya kan mmg it’s? Saat saya perhatikan ternyata dr no 1-10(kecuali no.3) semuanya pilihan a(its) dan b(it’s).. Cmiiw.. heheh.. btw, bagus banget websitenya. Saya juga sering latihan dari sini.. mantap dah.

  3. Wilma Yulia  

    wah iya kebalik Leli…maaf ya 🙁 udah saya perbaiki 🙂 makasih ya sudah dikasih tau, makaih juga feedbacknya. Semoga lancar terus ya belajar bahasa Inggrisnya 🙂

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