Misused Words

Who's and Whose

Who's is a contraction, and it means who is or who has.

We need to know who's going to the dance.

Whose is used to show ownership.

Whose house is this?
Practice

Choose the correct answer for each of the two practice sentences below by clicking on the correct answer.

(1) The teacher could not decide (who's, whose) speech was the best.

(2) We would like to know (who's, whose) the lucky winner of the car.

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