“That’s look like a problem.”

2013-08-20Translation « Ça c’est regard comme un problème. »

Why wrong:  That’s is a contraction of that is or possibly that has. That is third person singular, similar to it. Consequently, in the Simple Present, it is the verb, not the subject, that takes the s.  To be taken seriously…

Correct it:  That’s should be followed by an adjective, a possessive pronoun (e.g. mine, Investmentyours, or ours), a noun or article. After words that are third person singular (e.g. it, this and that), remember to put the s on the verb in the Simple Present.

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“It’s depend.”

2013-08-06Translation« C’est dépend. »

Why wrong:  It’s is a contraction of it is or possibly it has. It is third person singular, similar to he or she. Consequently, in the Simple Present, it is the verb, and not the subject, that takes the s.

Biz GroupCorrect it:  If be is not the verb, don’t say It’s.  Say it and put the s on the verb (It depends).

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