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Common Differences Between Whose and Who's


Whose means of whom/which. It is used in questions and relative clauses.

  • Whose is this bag?
  • Whose boy is this?
  • It was a decision whose importance I couldn’t realize at the time. (=It was a decision the importance of which I couldn’t realize at the time.)

Who’s is the contracted form of who is or who has.

  • I have a got a sister who’s never been to college. (= I have got a sister who has never been to college.)
  • Do you know anyone who’s going to France next week? (= Do you know anyone who is going to France next week?)

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Common Difference between Yes and No New!
Common Difference between Whose and Who's New!
Common Difference between Why and Why not New!
Common Difference between Would and Used to New!
Common Difference between When and If New!
Common Difference between In the Way and On the Way New!



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