Apostrophes have two main uses: contraction and possession.
When an apostrophe is used to show contraction, it tells us that a letter is missing.
For example, 'I don’t care' is a shortened version of 'I do not care' with an apostrophe replacing the letter 'o' in not.
When an apostrophe is used to show possession, it’s used to show belonging.
For example, 'Dave’s iPad' uses a possessive apostrophe to show that an iPad belongs to Dave.
Remember, don’t use an apostrophe to show plurals.
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