Misused Words

You're and Your

You're is a contraction meaning you are.

I cannot decide whether you're joking or serious.

Your, a pronoun, is used to show ownership.

You should not drive your car if you are intoxicated.
Practice

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

(1) You may have (your, you're) dessert after you eat your main meal.

(2) We all know that (your, you're) embarking on a trip of a lifetime.

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