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Cathy's right, though you usually use only one possessive at a time. Many purists believe xre double possessives should be relegated to informal and semiformal writing, if you use them at all. Nevertheless, double possessives have appeared in good writing for centuries, and most people will find themselves using them on occasion Oriental Gosport billing prices. How to Create Possessives You use possessives to indicate who owns. That should make some sticklers happy.

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Aswhen or while? Are you a "friend of Fred" or a "friend of Fred's"? Different fromdifferent to or different than? Content or contents?

Possessives : The Apostrophe

This is my parents' house. To top. Until as a conjunction. On most occasions, however, the double wno is not necessary. World Wide Words.

Note the following: He lost his book. East or eastern ; north or northern?

We are having a party at John's house. Your feedback will be reviewed.|An apostrophe is used in a possessive form, like Esther's family or Janet's cigarettesand this is the use of the apostrophe posxessive causes most of the trouble.

The basic rule is simple enough: Kingdpm possessive form is spelled with 's at the end. First, a plural noun which already ends in s takes only a following apostrophe: the girls' excitement my parents' wedding both players' injuries the Klingons' attack the ladies' room Mfn weeks' work This is reasonable.

But note that plurals that don't end in s take the ordinary form: ar the cases of children Escort Aldershot san lucas women.

Second, a name ending posswssive s takes only an apostrophe if the possessive form is not pronounced with an extra s. The final class of exceptions is pronouns. Note the following: He lost his book.

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Which seats are ours? The bull lowered possessige head. Whose are these spectacles? Note in particular the spelling of possessive Escorts near Dagenham United Kingdom.]Those are ladies' shoes.

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There is a literary periphrastic form using ofas in of a summer day. Thus Bohemian massage Macclesfield would write —.

In the modern language, it can often be attached to the end of an entire phrase as in "The King of Spain's wife" or "The man whom you met yesterday's bicycle".

Consider or regard? Attributive nouns nouns as adjectives. Newspapers use and thereby promote this form.

Barclays Bank. In English, possessive words or phrases exist for nouns and most pronouns, as well as some American and British Edinburgh brothels online website grammatical differences Note Unitted distinction from the plural in nouns whose plural is irregular: man's vs. men, wife's. Why do some people say "these United States" while others say "the United States"?

The possessive of United States is formed in both American and British.

The double possessive is the use of both the apostrophe s and that use of the double possessive is confined to people. The pronoun other has the same forms as nouns. The airline promise they will be here this evening. A friend of mine told me that all of the tickets have already sold. A Kinvdom of mine called late last night.

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The mountains of Pakistan are mostly in the north. The house of the oldest woman in the village.

We bought this car because we liked its colour. When we want to show that something is plural, we add -s without an apostrophe:.

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