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He's or His
Today, we shall learn how to differentiate between the English homophones: He's or His.
Lets start with He's:
'He's' is only a contraction of he is or he was...or he has.
So, if you are not sure if it's his or he is, just try to replace he's with he is/was or he has.
Here are examples:
He's only a small boy. ...he is
He's left the stage. ...he has
He's is used to define the state in which someone is.
He's in a really bad mood.
He's having a mood swing.
Or it can be used when stating the present or past location of the person in question.
He's exited the store.
He's leaving the website. (He's can be used when stating the place the person was on. In this case, it was the Internet.)
Let us continue with His.
His is a possessive adjective used to define the belongings of a certain individual.
This is his lunch box.
That's his crayon.
His is used in titles
In this exercise, you need to choose between He's or His to complete the sentences.
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