Forming Possessives. Showing possession in English is a relatively easy matter (
believe it or not). By adding an apostrophe and an s we can manage to ...
The possessive case of nouns in English is formed by using an apostrophe plus
the letter s or only an apostrophe. It is a kind of shorthand. Instead of writing "the ...
The apostrophe is a punctuation mark used to mark omissions and possessives
of nouns and pronouns.
Feb 22, 2013 ... The apostrophe has three uses: To form possessives of nouns; To show the
omission of letters; To indicate certain plurals of lowercase letters ...
If you run into any problems completing this exercise, review the pages on Using Apostrophes
Correctly and Introduction to Sentence Combining . It was abandoned in a junk yard.
The motorcycle belongs to Linda. More »
... one thing and another. To form the possessive, add apostrophe + s to the noun
. If the noun is plural, or already ends in s, just add an apostrophe after the s.
Some possessive nouns are actually personal pronouns. ... Possessive nouns
typically include an apostrophe. For example: Jennifer's imagination ran wild as ...
A possessive noun shows ownership by adding an apostrophe, an "s" or both. To
make a single noun possessive, simply add an apostrophe and an "s." ...
Aug 13, 2013 ... I wrote this song about possessives as a memorable tool to help my students
learn and understand possessives for life. This song explains ...
Aug 4, 2014 ... Which is correct, “Travis' friend” or “Travis's friend”? The questions on the use of
the apostrophe to form the possessive keep coming. This post ...