To avoid contraction confusion, use this tactic as you proofread documents: When you come across one of these words, read it as if it were a contraction broken down into two words. That way, you can tell whether you’ve picked the right word.
“If you’re coming to the meeting, please reply by 12/15.”
If you are coming to the meeting makes sense, so a contraction is needed. The sentence is correct as is.
“Your doing a wonderful job so far.”
You are doing a wonderful job makes sense, so a contraction is needed. Replace “your” with “you’re.”
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