Apostrophes Exercise (205)

Punctuate the following sentences with apostrophes.

Answers and Explanations

1.
Original: Whos the familys host for Thanksgiving this year?
Correct : Who’s the family’s host for Thanksgiving this year?

2.
Original: The dog had its head caught firmly in the laundry baskets broken mesh.
Correct : The dog had its head caught firmly in the laundry basket’s broken mesh.

3.
Original: His mothers house is an old ranch-style, and its due for renovation.
Correct : His mother’s house is an old ranch-style, and it’s due for renovation.

4.
Original: In three weeks time well have to finish cleaning out the flowerbeds.
Correct : In three weeks’ time we’ll have to finish cleaning out the flowerbeds.

5.
Original: Didnt you hear that theyve been chosen to appear on Jeopardy?
Correct : Didn’t you hear that they’ve been chosen to appear on Jeopardy?

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