Wednesday, 29 April 2015

You words

You-the pronoun of the second person singular or plural, used of the person or persons being addressed, in the nominative or objective case.
·         You are my inspiration.
·         Are you coming with us?
·         Do you think that I can win this competition?
·         Are you sure that he was behind this?
·         We lost the game when you dropped that catch.

Your - a form of the possessive case of ‘you’ used as an attributive adjective.
·         Your dress is so beautiful.
·         Will you finish your story this week?
·         Do you have friends in your school?
·         I know your number.
·         Is your name on the list?

You’re – is a contraction for ‘you are’.
·         You’re going to have fun at the party.
·         You’re always fun to be with.
·         You’re my best friend.
·         You’re so inspirational.
·         You’re my idol.

Yours - a form of the possessive case of you used as a predicate adjective.
·         Is this pen yours or his?
·         Which dress is yours?
·         Yours was the first mail I received.
·         Yours faithful friend.
·         He was yours from the beginning.

Your’s – Many use this form of the ‘you’ word but it is incorrect. Though we use apostrophe to indicate possession, yours is an exception.

  This post is a part of the APRIL A-Z Challenge 

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