Possessive Common Nouns
Possessive nouns show ownership or relation to something else. To make a singular common noun possessive, simply add an apostrophe and the letter “s.”
To make the possessive form of a singular common noun that ends in “s” add an apostrophe and “s,” as in these examples:
For a plural common noun that doesn’t end in “s” simply follow the rules of singular common noun that doesn’t end in “s” and add an apostrophe and “s.”
If a plural common noun does end in “s” just add an apostrophe to make the possessive form.
Now that you’ve brushed on the basics, recognizing and using common nouns is really pretty easy, don’t you agree?
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