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English Grammar 101 - Nouns, Lesson 8: Possessive Nouns

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Definition: Possessive comes from the same root as possession, something you own. Possessive nouns show ownership. Don't let the rules confuse you.

Examples of Possessive Nouns - YourDictionary

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The format and rules for possessive nouns are slightly different between American and British English. For example, in American English the possessive case ...

Possessive Forms - Capital Community College - Hartford CT

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Possessive Forms in English. ... (In fact, oddly enough, it's Rule Number One in Strunk's "Elementary Rules of Usage.") You will find that some nouns, especially  ...

Forming the possessive | English Grammar Guide | EF

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The possessive form is used with nouns referring to people, groups of people, countries, and animals. It shows a relationship of belonging between one thing ...

What Are Possessive Nouns? (grammar lesson) - Grammar Monster

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You will notice that all of the examples above end 's. However, not all possessive nouns end this way. Here are the basic rules for creating a possessive noun ...

Possessive Nouns Explained including plural and Singular

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However, depending on if the noun is singular or possessive, you may need to add an apostrophe and the letter “s” or just an apostrophe.

Purdue OWL: Apostrophe

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Feb 22, 2013 ... This handout provides rules and examples for apostrophe usage. ... To form possessives of nouns; To show the omission of letters; To indicate ...

Plural Possessives

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Plural Possessives. To make most nouns plural, add an -s or -es. The -es is added to words that end in an s or z sound. Do not use an apostrophe. Examples:  ...

Lesson Five - Possessive nouns (singular and plural)

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Nov 4, 2015 ... A possessive noun tells us who (or what) owns or has something. Possessives answer the question "Whose?" Study the following rule and ...

Turtle Possessive Nouns

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Welcome to the Possessive Nouns Quiz! Remember the 3 rules. 1 - To make a singular noun possessive, add 's (apostrophe s). 2 - To make an irregular plural ...

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Possessive Nouns - English Grammar Rules & Usage - YourDictionary

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Some possessive nouns are actually personal pronouns.

Grammarly Handbook | Possessive Nouns Grammar Rules

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Possessive nouns are nouns which possess something; i.e. they have something . Of course, the thing the noun possesses is another noun. You can identify a ...

Apostrophes | Punctuation Rules

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