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Whose turn or who’s turn?

Whose turn or who’s turn? Who’s is a contraction linking the words who is or who has, and whose is the possessive form of who. They may sound the same, but spelling them correctly can be tricky.

Who’s whose sentence examples?

Anyone (who’s, whose) had experience in graphic design can help me with my project. Chicago, a city (who’s, whose) architecture is admired all over the world, has a population of over 2 million residents. (Who’s, Whose) yellow car is parked in front of your house?

Whose driving or who’s driving?

Usage Notes

« This one is quite hard to forgive as it’s so easy to check: just replace whose or who’s by the full-length version, i.e. ‘who is. ‘ If this makes sense in the context, then you can use who’s if you wish. If it doesn’t make sense, then the right spelling is whose. »

Who used in a sentence?

[M] [T] I have many friends who are native speakers. [M] [T] I told the story to anyone who would listen. [M] [T] She needed someone who would understand her. [M] [T] I don’t like that fat kid who ate your lunch.

Whose turn is it next meaning?

Who’s next?: Whose turn is it now? idiom. You’re next!: It’s your turn next! idiom.


How do you write whose in a sentence?


We use whose to introduce a relative clause indicating possession by people, animals and things:

  1. John works with that other chap whose name I can’t remember.
  2. Shirley has a 17-year-old daughter whose ambition is to be a photographer.
  3. This is the book whose title I couldn’t remember.

Can whose start a sentence?

Using Whose in a Sentence

When to use whose: Whose acts as a pronoun. It can question to whom something belongs. It can also begin a clause to give more information about a person and something over which they have ownership.

How do you use who’s in a sentence?


who’s in a sentence

  1. It’s good to meet a girl who’s got wit .
  2. Who’s responsible for producing all this rubbish ?
  3. There’s brideshead who’s something archaic .
  4. He is the one who’s peddling the drugs unlawfully .
  5. Who’s in charge of ship’s stores ?
  6. Who’s going to check up on them ?

Can you use Whose for objects?

Which and that, the relative pronouns for animals and objects do not have an equivalent so « whose » can be used here as well, such as in « the movie, whose name I can’t remember. » Whose is appropriate for inanimate objects in all cases except the interrogative case, where « whose » is in the beginning of a sentence.

Whose house is this meaning?

it means that you are asking if who owns the house.

Who’s cat or whose cat?

Whose is a possessive pronoun. e.g. whose cat, whose iPod, etc. Who’s is normally misused in questions such as: « Who’s bag is this? »

Who vs whom examples sentences?

“Who,” the subjective pronoun, is the doer of an action. For example, “That’s the girl who scored the goal.” It is the subject of “scored” because the girl was doing the scoring. Then, “whom,” as the objective pronoun, receives the action. For instance, “Whom do you like best?” It is the object of “like”.

Where do we use who?

When in doubt, try this simple trick: If you can replace the word with “he”’ or “’she,” use who. If you can replace it with “him” or “her,” use whom. Who should be used to refer to the subject of a sentence. Whom should be used to refer to the object of a verb or preposition.

Which used in a sentence?

We also use which to introduce a relative clause when it refers to a whole clause or sentence: She seemed more talkative than usual, which was because she was nervous. People think I sit around drinking coffee all day. Which, of course, I do.

Can you use Whose for things?

Whose is the possessive version of the relative pronoun of who. In addition, whose is the possessive form of who (« she asked whose car it was »). …

Who’s car or whose car?

As the word you are along about means « of which person », it is a personal determiner, and therefore can’t have an apostrophe. So « who’s » must be incorrect, and it has to be « whose« .

Whose can be used for things?

Whose is the possessive version of the relative pronoun of who. In addition, whose is the possessive form of who (« she asked whose car it was »). … According to the rules, whose then only applies to people and animals, so what is the equivalent possessive for inanimate objects?

How do you teach Whose?


Tricks

  1. Say who is to yourself as you read or write the sentence. If it’s not possible to say who is, write whose, not who’s.
  2. Look at the noun that follows the term. If there is no article like a, an, or the, use whose. Also, whose must be followed by a noun. So if there is no noun, use who’s.

What does WHO’S IN mean?

The phrase « Who’s in? » does exist in very informal English, at least in American English. It is equivalent to saying « Who wants to participate in X with me? » It is not used very often, at least in my experience. However, people will understand what it means if you say it in conversation.

Can I use Whose for animals?

Senior Member. It is correct to use « whose » for animals and objects, and many good speakers and writers use it this way. However, some people don’t like this use and avoid it.

What is a synonym for whose?

Synonyms: to whom, to who, of whom, of which the, belonging to what person, more…

Is there a comma before Whose?

Do you need a comma before “whose”? You do not need a comma before “whose” if it is at the start of a restrictive or essential clause. You do need a comma before “whose” if it is part of a nonrestrictive or nonessential clause.

Who’s dog or whose dog?

Traditionally, whose was only used to describe a person or several persons, as in “Sarah, whose dog is cute, just arrived.” In this case, whose indicates which person’s (Sarah’s) dog we’re talking about.

Whose car is who?

As the word you are along about means « of which person », it is a personal determiner, and therefore can’t have an apostrophe. So « who’s » must be incorrect, and it has to be « whose ».

What is House’s first name?

Cast and characters

Name Portrayed by Seasons
1

Dr.


Gregory House
Hugh Laurie Main
Dr. Lisa Cuddy Lisa Edelstein Main
Dr. James Wilson Robert Sean Leonard Main

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