Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Learn English Grammar | Possessive Nouns

Possessive Nouns

Possessive nouns are used to indicate ownership. They are generally formed by adding an apostrophe () and s.

Singular noun – Add an apostrophe (’) and s.

Kate’s e-mail
Paula’s workstation

Plural noun – just add an apostrophe (’)

My parents house
The senior citizens lounge

Two people own one thing – add the apostrophe (’) and s to the second person only

Tom and Jane’s report
Justin and Lindsay’s house

Two people own separate thingsadd the apostrophe (’) and s for each person

Tim’s and Frank’s laptops
Ben’s and Lock’s offices

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