Your/You're

M. P. Moore

Read the statements below carefully and choose the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

Your means "of or relating to you or yourself esp. as possessor or possessors" (adj.)

You're is a contraction of you (pron.) and are (v.)


  1. Since (your/you're) the one who knows these woods best, can you tell me how far we are from the main highway?
  2. Links to reference material:
    Do you want to learn more about these words?

    Your answer:


  3. I have not the foggiest idea how long the two of them will stay together; (your/you're) guess is as good as mine.
  4. Your answer:


  5. There are three topics that (your/you're) not supposed to discuss in a social setting: politics, religion, and sex.
  6. Your answer:


  7. If (your/you're) inclined to pay compliments to people with whom you have no acquaintance, be prepared to suffer the consequences if the people to whom you pay them take offense.
  8. Your answer:


  9. (Yours/You'res) is a style for which there is no categorization.
  10. Your answer:



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