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Apostrophes | Punctuation Rules

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Rule 2b. Do not use an apostrophe + s to make a regular noun plural. ... Things can get really confusing with the possessive plurals of proper names ending in s,  ...

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

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We use apostrophes to show possession, form contractions, and make odd plurals. These are the rules to find and fix apostrophe errors.

Apostrophe -- The Punctuation Guide

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The apostrophe ( ' ) has three uses: contractions, plurals, and possessives. ... The rules below are based on The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, and are ...

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:  ...

Examples of Plural Possessive Nouns - YourDictionary

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Possessive nouns show ownership. Plural nouns show a quantity of more than one. Plural possessive nouns incorporate the concepts of ownership and "more ...

Rules for Possessives - English Grammar Rules & Usage

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Want to find out more about English grammar usage possessives? ... Rule Number 2 – Add an Apostrophe for Plural Possession. In order to indicate plural ...

English Grammar Rules for Possessive Plurals

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No matter how many times you learn possessive plural rules, you're likely as not to forget that they even exist. It might be because you're so used to not using the ...

Apostrophe Rules - English Grammar Rules & Usage - YourDictionary

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Four simple rules for using apostrophes correctly in English. ... They are not necessary for forming plural nouns or possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her, their, ...

Plural Possessive Noun - English Grammar Rules & Usage

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Want to learn more about the plural possessive noun and its role in grammar? ... Let's look at how you make a noun plural and possessive and the rules that ...

Possessive Nouns - English Grammar Rules & Usage - YourDictionary

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Many people have trouble distinguishing between possessive nouns and plural nouns. Possessive nouns and pronouns demonstrate ownership or some similar  ...

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Purdue OWL: Apostrophe

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Feb 22, 2013 ... This handout provides rules and examples for apostrophe usage. ... For plural, proper nouns that are possessive, use an apostrophe after the ...

Possessive Forms - Capital Community College

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Possessive Forms in English. ... Skip to Plural Noun Forms. ... (In fact, oddly enough, it's Rule Number One in Strunk's "Elementary Rules of Usage.") You will find ...

Plural Possessives | Scribendi.com

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We help you figure out plural possessives and show examples of proper usage. ... An exception to this rule is the possessive of plural nouns that do not end in "s.