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Apostrophes in Contractions
from Heidi by Johanna Spyri

    An apostrophe is used to indicate that letters have been left out. This usually happens when two words are combined into one. The resulting word is called a "contraction." For example, "it's" is a contraction of "it is."



Directions:
1. Fix the apostrophe problem in each sentence.
2. After each sentence, rewrite the  phrases with apostrophes as phrases. For example, "He'll be here soon" would be "He will be."
3. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
4. Underline every verb twice, its subject(s) once, and label any complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").
 

1. Ill come next Sunday, if I may.
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2. "I dont know if he did, but I dont think so. She probably doesnt know."
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3. Well do it tomorrow!
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4. Didnt you get the teachers warning?
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5. He wont be cross long.
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6. I dont remember that any more.
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7. I cant read and Peter cant do it either.
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8. Thats right.
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9. Now you wont have to eat hard black bread any more for a little while.
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10. Now well go to grandfather.
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