Tag: apostrophe

39 What does `'s` mean in "What CPU's will it run on?"? 2016-08-02T20:12:06.407

25 When a word ends in 's' or 'x', do you add 's or just an '? 2013-05-12T05:24:02.850

20 Plural form of "brother-in-law" when a possessive case is involved 2013-03-31T17:42:30.873

15 Do decades ever get apostrophes? 2013-08-19T14:26:10.300

15 "She is at the dentist's now" 2015-01-19T12:22:08.910

14 How do I spell the possessive form of children? 2013-09-20T15:02:48.797

12 Something a 'stone's throw away' from something - what's an apostrophe and an article doing there? 2014-07-23T05:33:10.563

10 Possessive of a possessive 2014-08-11T07:38:08.583

10 "A patients guide" or "A patient's guide"? 2017-06-21T10:04:13.950

8 What is the difference between S' and 'S? 2014-07-28T12:18:07.157

8 When can't we shorten It is to It's 2016-12-06T07:00:32.083

6 "Maiden's of Telford" on the side of a truck: is the apostrophe an error? 2015-07-20T14:53:05.117

6 Possessive apostrophe use 2015-08-07T14:24:57.440

5 When is "'s" needed after a possessive "of"? 2014-04-02T16:53:30.153

5 How many apostrophes are allowed in a sentence? 2014-05-23T12:15:20.107

5 How do I quote a word that ends with a possessive apostrophe? 2020-05-09T08:38:30.950

4 "arm[']s['][-]length negotiations" 2013-02-18T12:30:22.697

4 Why is the apostrophe put before Atta boy? 2013-03-01T11:23:59.050

4 "24 hours' notice" or "24 hours notice"? 2015-06-17T11:32:30.910

4 Apostrophe S help or explain 2016-03-14T19:02:40.443

4 Can a possessive S be attached to nouns that are not human beings (or animals)? 2016-11-14T18:35:21.320

4 Genitive s for objects 2016-12-21T15:17:33.083

4 Using "I's" rather than "mine" 2017-04-18T11:43:59.573

3 Apostrophes in Time Expressions 2014-10-04T04:53:32.200

3 "Forecastle/fo'c's'le/fo'c'sle" - number of apostrophes and do you have to contract with speech? 2015-07-01T06:24:09.687

3 Apostrophe Usage Around Words? 2015-10-19T00:13:42.253

3 Whether to use an apostrophe after 'Games' 2015-11-26T12:08:54.883

3 why don't we use "-'s" for some nouns that belong to other nouns? 2016-01-27T10:03:43.903

3 Why is there an apostrophe after years 2016-08-17T13:34:15.333

3 "This gift's for you" to mean "This gift is for you" 2016-09-06T09:03:21.567

3 Possessive apostrophe s and definite article 2016-09-09T12:32:36.057

3 Is a possessive apostrophe required after minutes in "After a few minutes' use..."? 2017-12-06T19:59:23.297

3 Parenthesis with apostrophe, how to order and how to space? 2018-12-12T04:35:41.813

3 Sister's vs. Sisters' 2019-04-21T16:24:26.227

2 How does the possessive apostrophe work in "it's"? 2014-09-08T23:54:41.653

2 Do I need to use apostrophe after this noun in the sentence? 2015-01-01T07:00:07.407

2 Apostrophe trouble 2015-01-16T10:10:23.020

2 A Case of Apostrophe 2015-02-10T17:38:09.653

2 Genitive Saxon: Do you append apostrophe s ('s) after plurals and words ending with s? 2015-02-20T11:16:59.480

2 Should I use an apostrophe for the possessive of "robot"? 2015-02-24T01:52:19.103

2 The body's cells or The body cells? 2015-03-18T13:50:16.450

2 a programmer's text editor (sing.), programmer's text editors (pl.) -- a noun in the possessive case as an adjective? 2015-03-30T17:57:42.313

2 The difference between "Chemistry students' group" and "Chemistry student's group"? 2015-04-08T04:25:03.327

2 Singular possessive, plural possessive or neither 2015-07-12T19:47:09.507

2 Apostrophe placement 2015-10-10T02:09:40.940

2 Is it supposed to be Johns game or John's game? 2016-07-25T21:13:24.913

2 Is it ok to say "Improved the RBT's deletion operation's implementation"? 2016-09-04T21:01:17.737

2 Apostrophe for possession in decades? 2016-10-02T17:22:05.270

2 How to pronounce "two boys' families"? 2016-11-14T19:04:10.890

2 Dine at our uncle's (home/house) 2017-07-04T15:53:22.610

2 How to use an apostrophe for two or more names? 2017-07-29T16:12:23.623

2 Can 's express plural? 2017-12-28T13:44:06.480

2 I'm going to the dry cleaner's - why the apostrophe S? 2018-07-24T21:48:36.743

2 Use of '"s" only in possession? 2018-07-30T12:35:09.450

2 Where does the apostrophe go in "participant(s) ratings"? 2019-03-04T18:44:54.013

2 ..eating a pig's head..why not "pig head"? 2019-03-27T15:52:51.493

2 "Titan Dahl's hedge fund's website" vs. "Titan Dahl hedge fund's website" 2019-07-29T19:07:07.583

2 "I’m a 90s kid/‘90s kid/90’s kid" 2020-01-10T14:48:26.100

1 What are the correct uses of Apostrophe? 2013-09-23T14:22:25.763

1 Apostrophe. Is it correct to use it here? 2014-01-27T07:15:04.693

1 Did my sister state these properly? 2014-03-31T08:43:57.387

1 How do I attribute adjectives to a brush? 2015-02-16T09:06:22.367

1 Ellipsis with apostrophe? 2015-06-02T21:46:31.777

1 The possessive 's in time expressions 2016-05-24T02:43:28.990

1 Why do we use possessive for a pronoun but not an apostrophe for its noun? 2016-08-28T15:22:32.927

1 Why are apostrophes used when omitting letters in words like "'em" or "ridin'"? 2016-12-05T14:02:24.110

1 Is apostrophe is to be put or not: "it will be sent to your address as an official representative'(?)s"? 2016-12-29T15:37:04.560

1 "This's" instead of "this is" 2017-10-24T06:21:08.500

1 Question of apostrophe 2017-11-15T09:03:12.137

1 Is it possible to form possessive just changing the order? 2018-02-02T23:47:50.340

1 What does "robbin" mean here? 2018-06-30T01:34:33.803

1 Peeves’ or Peeves’s? 2018-09-06T16:12:05.137

1 Girls Under 12 Champions. 2018-09-15T16:31:19.360

1 Professor of Botany's research - is it a weird apostrophe? 2018-09-21T15:28:53.233

1 “Your face looks like my sister's friend face” or “my sister's friend”? 2018-12-31T06:07:58.463

1 She's someone's sister vs. She's someones' sister 2019-02-02T21:41:35.530

1 The Smith's paper vs the Parkinson's foundation 2019-03-12T09:51:51.190

1 Use of possessive apostrophe with "every" 2019-04-26T14:54:23.043

1 "Someone else's", "Someone's else", and "Someone else's one" 2019-05-08T19:38:02.043

1 Two weeks' overdue 2019-06-13T05:29:11.060

1 "The Sergeant over there's wife" is correct? 2019-06-28T20:03:15.130

1 Saxon genitive: When to use the possessive apostrophe correctly 2019-07-19T22:37:53.240

1 Can I use apostrophe s to shorten "is"? 2020-02-10T16:29:15.640

1 When is it okay to write "childrens" or "childrens' " – language hack 2020-04-05T07:32:49.713

1 Possessive Apostrophe 2020-04-14T19:15:27.067

0 Possessives for renting etc.? 2014-03-27T17:34:29.313

0 The rule for ownership s 2014-06-27T06:33:39.497

0 different usages of et al? 2014-09-25T05:00:41.157

0 apostrophes - team's size vs. team size 2015-02-22T09:57:19.210

0 Apostrophe after University's name? 2016-03-02T18:28:00.750

0 Is there any rule when replacing apostrophe intead of some letters? 2016-03-07T07:12:50.053

0 Where should I put the apostrophe for the word positions? 2016-05-23T18:20:24.717

0 possessive apostrophe for two things or persons 2016-06-16T06:57:48.973

0 Can you tell me about the use of the hyphen and apostrophe in these sentences? 2016-06-17T13:12:00.937

0 Why some characters are replaced by apostrophe by native English writers? 2016-06-21T13:45:02.013

0 Apostrophes use in possessive forms 2016-07-04T15:17:25.870

0 Why can't we put there's , it's , etc at the end of a sentence? 2016-07-22T05:23:33.860

0 Pluralization of an Plural Proper Noun (Organization) 2016-09-22T01:37:40.887

0 Where to place the 's 2017-07-13T09:52:48.770