One of the most common grammatical errors we often notice on blogs, Facebook, and even in press releases is the confusion between “your” and “you’re”. What’s the difference between “your” and “you’re”? Your presence on this page means you’re about to find out.
The way we use the two words is very different; “your” is a possessive – it describes something belonging to you and is usually followed by a noun. The word “you’re” is simply short for “you are”. But because the two words are pronounced the same way, many English speakers mistakenly use the wrong word in writing.
If you pride yourself on being a grammar expert, you already know the usage of the two extremely well. Take this quiz and see if you can score 100%!