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Grammar essential #16 Possessives
Possessive ‘s (apostrophe s) and s’ (s apostrophe) do not exist in Spanish. In Spanish, the de construction is used.
Jim’s book=el libro de Jim(the book of Jim)
The students’ class=la clase de los estudiantes) the class of the students
*remember to use contractions when needed. Possessive de construction
El padre de Juan
The students’ quizzes
Las pruebas de los estudiantes
The boy’s relatives
Los parientes del chico ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course SPAN 103 taught by Professor Dr.lopez during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11