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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APOSTROPHE

The apostrophe to the heroism of the soldiers is sickly and pale.

Bobinette did not seem to understand one word of this apostrophe.

And he added the apostrophe, "What a revolutionary torrent is the Loire!"

The apostrophe is used to indicate that some letter or letters of a word are left out.

The mark for the apostrophe; and also the marks for inverted commas.

The letter "s" is added, and the apostrophe is placed before it.

If the plural do not end in "s," an "s" is added, and the apostrophe is placed before it.

The apostrophe is used before the "s" of the plural when single letters are used as words.

Nouns in the plural ending in s take an apostrophe only to form the possessive.

The apostrophe is used to form the plural of letters and figures.

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