Is it teacher’s aid or aide?
“Teacher’s aid” is incorrect.
Though they’re pronounced the same, there’s a big difference in meaning between its and it’s.
Its and it’s are often confused, but its (without apostrophe) is the possessive form of “it” (e.g., its tail, its argument, its wing). You use “its” instead of “his” and “her” for neuter, inanimate nouns.
|Examples: Then in a sentence||Examples: Than in a sentence|
|Mix the dry ingredients first, and then add the wet ingredients.||Max is a better saxophonist than you.|
|I was working as a teacher then.||I usually like coaching a team more than I like playing soccer myself.|
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