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Possessive Forms - Capital Community College

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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 ...

Apostrophes | Punctuation Rules - The Blue Book of Grammar and ...

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The apostrophe is a punctuation mark used to mark omissions and possessives of nouns and pronouns.

Purdue OWL: Apostrophe

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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 ...

Grammarly Handbook | Apostrophe Use: Possessive Case Of Nouns ...

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With the addition of 's (or sometimes just the apostrophe), a noun can change from a plain old person, place or thing to a person, ...

Apostrophe -- The Punctuation Guide

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The apostrophe ( ' ) has three uses: contractions, plurals, and possessives. ... The possessive of a plural noun is formed by adding only an apostrophe when the ...

Grammar Girl : Apostrophe Catastrophe (Part Two) :: Quick and Dirty ...

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Jan 5, 2007 ... Get Grammar Girl's take on apostrophe catastrophe. Learn how to make plural words possessive, how to make words that end in s plural, and ...

Possessives and Attributives - Topic Q&A List

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Q. Would the phrase “The Board of Trustees meeting” be considered an attributive noun? Or should possession be indicated with an apostrophe? Thank you for ...

Grammar Bytes! :: Rules for Finding and Fixing Apostrophe Errors

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Use the apostrophe to make words possessive. ... For 25 of the 26 letters of the alphabet, the rule is simple: When a noun does not end in s, use apostrophe + s.

Possessive Nouns Explained including plural and Singular

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In most cases (with singular nouns) all that is needed is an apostrophe and the letter “s.' ... Possessive nouns are nouns that show ownership or possession.

APA Style Blog: Forming Possessives With Singular Names

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Jun 20, 2013 ... by Tyler Krupa I don't think that I'm revealing a big grammar secret by ... the possessive of a singular name is formed by adding an apostrophe ...

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Possessive Nouns - English Grammar Rules & Usage - YourDictionary

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Some possessive nouns are actually personal pronouns. ... Possessive nouns typically include an apostrophe. For example: Jennifer's imagination ran wild as ...

English Grammar 101 - Nouns, Lesson 8: Possessive Nouns

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Hint: To check a word, look in front of the apostrophe and see if the word is singular or plural. Examples: One dog|'s tail (one dog has one tail), Two dogs|' tails ...

Forming the possessive | English Grammar Guide | EF

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... 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.