Tag: possessives

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

39 How to say something like "my company" without sounding like I own the company? 2016-08-28T16:10:07.547

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

24 "my" vs "mine" (adjectives vs. possessive ) 2014-06-03T09:04:42.027

22 One of my friend's OR friends' wife? (My friend has only one wife) 2015-04-23T05:09:12.690

21 "the wife" instead of "my wife", are there any other contexts where a possessive pronoun gets replaced by a definite article? 2013-02-11T11:05:45.117

21 Each other's / each others' 2014-03-09T17:14:54.810

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

18 Is there a rule that prohibits us from using 2 possessives in a row? 2019-05-28T17:12:55.060

16 "the police conspiracy" vs. "the police's conspiracy" 2016-04-01T12:51:32.937

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

15 The use of an article before a possessive proper noun - The late Michael Jackson's old home 2015-06-08T04:55:43.590

14 (The) Putin's ratings shot up. Is the definite article allowed here? 2016-05-02T10:06:23.543

14 Possessive and language cases 2016-09-22T17:10:29.093

13 Why "The blog of Bill Gates" and not "The Bill Gates' blog"? 2018-12-19T08:26:14.977

11 Use master thesis or master's thesis 2014-05-28T13:52:35.787

11 One should love everyone's wife. Is it right grammatically? 2016-12-18T18:06:21.603

10 When to use an object pronoun or a possessive adjective before a gerund 2014-03-14T08:20:05.607

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

10 Nested possessives 2015-05-13T17:11:53.243

10 What does the butcher's (meaning the butcher's shop) become in the plural? 2015-10-15T17:22:05.673

10 "A my friend", "A friend mine" 2017-03-03T16:37:57.007

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

9 Using the genitive with "this week" 2013-02-02T15:51:28.717

9 How do I pronounce the possessive form of 'case'? 2015-11-28T23:55:09.287

9 The key to my room. Vs The key of my room 2019-01-15T15:06:38.917

8 "Spain's prince" or "Spain's prince's" 2013-08-31T22:26:30.177

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

8 Wow! Nice! I smelled you baking cake! 2014-12-18T12:39:24.393

8 Using ('s) for "is" 2015-05-11T08:19:54.153

8 Alternatives to whose 2016-06-28T07:06:05.990

8 Usage of "be of" 2018-07-24T11:52:15.613

8 MY old friend VS an old friend OF MINE 2019-01-24T07:44:01.823

7 Why say "of x's" instead of "of x"? 2014-11-01T19:13:01.577

7 three hundred dollars bail -- shouldn't it be "three hundred dollar bail" without an "s"? 2015-02-08T23:48:21.833

7 The possessive case of multiple nouns 2015-09-29T06:37:23.857

7 Which one is correct word? People or People's 2016-07-13T10:10:23.170

6 Should we say "what are your name?" not "what is your name?"? 2014-02-24T11:25:28.257

6 a one minute's talk 2014-09-19T18:56:58.853

6 Which is the correct gerund clause? 'People's killing animals', or 'People killing animals ... '? 2014-10-21T11:39:54.383

6 The name of the boy vs.The boy's name 2016-05-31T20:09:36.317

6 I have no car. I don't have a car 2016-06-12T00:28:40.277

6 Singular/ plural agreement in possessive constructions 2016-12-01T20:40:17.040

6 a name for a boy, boy's name, boy name 2020-03-18T13:00:58.483

5 How is the "'s" related to the death of a person or of an animal 2013-03-11T19:36:14.150

5 "A friend told me" vs "My friend told me" vs "One of my friends told me" 2013-09-21T08:06:08.803

5 Why have "my" and "your" been used in place of "me" and "you" in "...There is no connection between **my** having no pencil and **your** having..." 2015-01-17T16:55:47.257

5 "the car/car's color" vs. "the color of the car" -- Which is the more correct way to indicate possession? 2015-11-03T13:27:33.637

5 "Much to" to use possessive proper noun first or pronoun first? 2015-12-05T15:26:27.233

5 Possessive form of plural nouns 2015-12-30T14:46:50.640

5 Are commas necessary before and/or after a possessive appositive? 2017-02-07T06:40:45.163

5 Noun after "their" must be plural? 2017-03-25T06:43:15.067

5 Can we use ' 's ' with the names of the cities or towns? 2018-02-25T22:10:24.963

5 Is is natural to say a "month has" something as an object? 2020-05-06T01:48:03.893

4 "church's tradition" or "church tradition" 2013-02-25T22:20:21.643

4 Using the genitive with "University of Phoenix at" 2013-05-15T04:44:04.090

4 Why is it correct to drop the 's in "a Jane Austen['s] fragment"? 2013-05-20T21:24:05.007

4 Plural object possessive 2013-10-15T19:36:40.853

4 It is difficult for me to understand 'of' 2014-02-22T19:36:04.037

4 Possessives - "this year's question paper" or "this year question paper" 2014-04-01T11:20:09.740

4 The ownership s 2014-06-18T07:25:08.853

4 Is it a Shakespear's quote or does that quote come from Shakespeare? 2014-10-22T06:04:25.993

4 Construction "to his being offered" needs explanation 2014-11-12T16:04:10.943

4 the possessive s to make up an ownership of something? 2014-12-30T20:48:25.610

4 Possessive Pronoun of 'You' 2015-02-16T01:33:33.500

4 "How much is its cost" vs "How much does it cost" 2015-05-17T23:07:12.713

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

4 Using/avoiding "the" after/before possessive construction with"of" 2015-08-11T17:48:38.413

4 “The human's brain” vs “The human brain”: Possessive or not? 2015-09-10T07:35:29.467

4 Differences between "my sister's house"/"the house of my sister"/"a house of my sister's" 2015-10-16T15:05:34.260

4 Does "my mother cars" need an apostrophe and S? 2016-02-17T21:25:47.097

4 When do we use apostrophe s? 2016-03-19T03:13:22.733

4 Correct possessive form of following sentences: 2016-08-11T14:23:04.620

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 How to pronounce possessive plurals? 2017-03-06T07:46:57.313

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

4 Each one of you - his / your 2017-05-24T15:18:44.567

4 A new look on the "possessive+ gerund" vs "objective pronoun + gerund" 2017-06-23T21:40:21.650

4 "That of", "those of", and possessives 2017-06-25T19:20:14.047

4 how to use "at...convenience" 2017-07-19T22:32:42.823

4 Is it correct to use the English possessive with generic nouns? 2017-07-26T09:10:43.033

4 Possessive Pronouns Usage: Mine, Hers, His 2017-12-16T08:05:58.690

4 Meaning of "your" in "Do you know your ABC?" 2018-01-12T15:09:53.617

4 What is the possessive of Saint John's? 2018-07-16T15:44:55.130

4 How to describe a definite one of Picasso's paintings as well as an indefinite one of them? 2019-03-18T06:03:24.363

4 Choosing a shop name 2019-04-15T09:07:22.467

4 Possessive of multiple words 2019-08-25T19:23:23.500

4 Can we use double possessive after the 'be'-verb? 2020-05-11T06:06:37.177

3 possessive form with plural subjects 2013-09-11T19:36:53.203

3 'The' with noun expressions containing personal names 2013-12-11T08:39:26.373

3 Two possessive pronouns (hers, yours) in a sentence 2014-02-25T10:01:24.617

3 Can apostrophe 's' be used with 'etc.'? 2014-05-09T05:37:40.570

3 guilty of the illegal sale of houses that were not its to sell in the first place 2014-09-25T03:03:08.750

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

3 Possessive case question 2014-10-08T11:47:08.067

3 Should I use "vehicle" or "vehicle's"? 2014-10-17T15:10:13.120

3 Send me a picture of hers vs Send me a picture of her? Send me a picture of him vs send me a picure of his? 2015-01-23T13:47:16.723

3 What is the term used for adding an 's onto a name? 2015-01-29T11:17:52.657