“It’s cost $20.”

2013-10-01Translation: « Il est coût 20$. »

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

Correct it: 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. “It costs $20.”Team

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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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