Questions tagged with possessive

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Possessive case
Hello there! Would it be correct to say "a month's worth of salary"? Thank you very much, cheers! Eduardo
possessive 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Eduardo
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possessive marks with two names
This is Mama's and Daddy's home. or This is Mama and Daddy's home.
possessive names -1 votes, asked Nov 12 by
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Possessive determiner 'next year's'.
Hi guys. I was wondering if you could help. In the noun phrase 'next year's prestigious parade' is 'next year's' ...
Determiners help possessive Possessives determiner 0 votes, asked Sep 30 by Lee Northway
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Each hospital emergency room... Is that correct?
Each hospital emergency room. The full sentence is "there exists staff in each hospital emergency room in the city." Is ...
possessive plural 0 votes, asked Sep 25 by Holly Wood
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Possessive case (complex : double + elliptic)
Is it correct to write : "the nation's martyrs by YOURS' CRIME" and what would it grammatically mean then ? ...
possessive case double Elliptic 0 votes, asked Sep 12 by Phénys Hôpiabe-Febvry
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Where to put the possessive apostrophe
The class' quiz was a success or the class's quiz was a success..can you help? surely it's not the classes ...
possessive apostrophe 0 votes, asked Sep 09 by Lesley Roberts
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Is "mine's" correct as a meta-possessive?
I wrote a sentence that began "I borrowed a drill, because mine's battery was no longer a battery..." and now ...
possessive pronoun usages 0 votes, asked Sep 05 by Padmavyuha
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Possessive use
When saying something like boys and girls soccer or girls tennis and so on is an apostrophe necessary?
possessive apostrophe singular plural +1 vote, asked Jun 13 by Ryan Fennell
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Veterans Memorial or Veterans' Memorial
My dad is writing an inscription for a memorial honoring local veterans. However, he has a number of questions that ...
apostrophe possessive +1 vote, asked Jun 11 by Todd
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why do we say "a father of four children", why don't we use 's and say "four children's father"?
possessive 0 votes, asked May 02 by saeedkhosravan
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Should each of the names be possessive in this sentence: Please join us to celebrate Joe's, Brandon's and Brad's graduation.
possessive 0 votes, asked Apr 15 by Janice Crago
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Possessive of Plural "s" Proper Noun
In the instance where a company's name ends in a plural "s", is the correct way to make it possessive ...
plural possessive proper noun Style 0 votes, asked Mar 19 by Sibloe
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Is it: "Sally's and Maria's birthday" or Sally and Maria's bithdays" or something else? thanks.
plural possessive 0 votes, asked Dec 10 '14 by Jessica
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Use of Possession
How do I use (or should I use) possession when using days of the week or Company names? What is ...
possessive 0 votes, asked Nov 24 '14 by Katia M.
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Use of contractions
Is this correct: Do you know what your doctor's really thinking?
apostrophe contractions possessive 0 votes, asked Oct 15 '14 by Phyllis Renfro
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What question is being asked when "Which" is followed by a possessive?
This question relates to a dispute over an answer in the game Trivial Pursuit. The original question was something like, ...
possessive which question 0 votes, asked Oct 08 '14 by RSW
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Plural only or possessive?
Which is correct? emerging seniors housing needs OR emerging seniors' housing needs
plural possessive 0 votes, asked Aug 26 '14 by Barb Lepp
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possessive apostrophe or not?
Which is correct where there are three frogs so plural making noises collectively called a chorus? Is the apostrophe used ...
apostrophe possessive plural 0 votes, asked Aug 08 '14 by carol powney
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type of phrase
Is 'for my sake' a prenominal possessive phrase?
pronouns prenominal possessive 0 votes, asked Jun 15 '14 by RJ Dent
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Humanity's or humanities plural possessives
What is correct...? Examples * humanity's history * cornerstone of humanity's issues and problems (....) * a wide range of ...
apostrophe possessive 0 votes, asked Jun 04 '14 by alu
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